Writing Workshop Series
Presented by Pacific’s Writing Resource Center
All workshops are free and open to all students.
Time: 11:15am-Noon Tuesdays or Thursdays
Location: Taylor Auditorium, Marsh hall
11/01 Avoiding Commatose: The Proper Use of Commas and Semicolons
11/03 Top Ten Common Writing Mistakes
11/08 Quotation Station: What to Quote and How to Quote It Properly
11/15 Works Cited Page
11/22 Top Ten Common Writing Mistakes
11/29 Work Cited Page
Avoiding Commatose: The Proper Use of Commas and Semicolons
Ever feel like you toss commas at a paper the same way you might toss darts at a board? Take the guessing out of when to use a comma by learning the practical (and easy) rules of comma usage.
October 13th, October 20th, and November 1st
Quotation Station: What to Quote and How to Quote It Properly
What’s notable, what’s quotable, and what’s plain potable? This session will focus on how to zone in on what’s quotable from your readings and research and how to artistically incorporate those quotes into your papers. You’ll learn some innovative approaches to using others’ ideas to separate your writing from your peers. You can quote us on that!
October 11th, October 27th, and November 8th (November 8th is in McGill Auditorium in the Murdock building)
Works Cited Page
Do you know how to properly cite a wiki source on your Works Cited page? What’s the difference between citing a book with one author vs. two? More than you’d think, says MLA style! Come and learn the idiosyncratic nuances of Works Cited pages and keep up to date on the latest information for citing multimedia sources.
October 18th, November 15th, and November 29th
Top Ten Common Writing Mistakes
Letterman would be proud of our list of most common writing mistakes—who vs whom, lie vs. lay, comma splices, dangling modifiers, and more! While there are no stupid pet tricks, we do promise some helpful tricks to help you learn how to remedy these common writing habits.
October 25th, November 3rd (November 3rd is in McGill Auditorium in the Murdock building), and November 22nd
Unless otherwise posted, all sessions take place in Taylor Auditorium (Marsh 216). All sessions start at 11:15 and run until noon.
Need more help? Come visit us in the Writing Resource Center!