On the Writing Process

Post from Professor Laura Giovanelli As a teacher of writing who also tries to write, I think a lot about how we get it done. Writers’ processes, that is. My process. My students’ processes. Other writers’ processes. How do we go from a fuzzy notion–what Roland Barthes called a “seed,” the beginning of writing–to a […]

Why Should I Minor in Writing?

On Tuesday, we talked about the new interdisciplinary Writing Minor. We said that interdisciplinary means that it spans across multiple disciplines or branches of learning. We shared that “Students in the interdisciplinary Writing Minor will develop their academic, critical, and rhetorical writing skills in ways that enhance their major courses of study.” And we let you […]

Wednesday’s Word of the Week

                    epeolatry, n. “The worship of words.” “As an epeolatry, he read the ‘word of the day’ email first thing every morning.” “epeolatry, n.” OED Online. Oxford University Press, June 2014. Web. 2 September 2014.

What is the Interdisciplinary Writing Minor Anyway?

Recently, the Writing Program unveiled its new Interdisciplinary Writing Minor. interdisciplinary, adj. “Of or pertaining to two or more disciplines or branches of learning; contributing to or benefiting from two or more disciplines.” Hey WFU students, come to the open house on October 21 to learn more about the interdisciplinary writing minor. “interdisciplinary, adj.” OED Online. […]

Writing Minor Open House — Oct. 21 @ 5:30

Friday Flaskback

Happy Friday folks! Here’s a look back at our week in the center. – Monday we shared some words that might not mean what you think they mean. Literally. We did that. – Wednesday was a new word. – Thursday we talked about our tutor Brooke her her role as a USA Today Collegiate Correspondent. […]

Bragging on Our Tutors: Brooke

We’re going to try a new little series on Active Voice where we share the amazing accomplishments of our tutors – because, they’re all pretty amazing! First up, Brooke! Brooke was recently named a Collegiate Correspondent for USA Today. As the WFU representative, she joins the ranks with 21 other college journalists around the country. Her first […]