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Writing Tips

If you're having trouble with some aspect of your writing, follow the links below for advice on how to address common writing problems.

The Writing Process (Trust It!)

Writer's Block and How to Overcome It

Deciding on a Thesis

Getting Ideas to Write About

Organization:  Three Simple Ways to Structure your Thoughts

Paragraphs: Size, Shape, Focus

Composing Effective Introductions and Conclusions

Writing the First Draft

Revising and Editing

Supporting Your Argument

Proofreading: Why It's Different from Revising/Editing and How to Do It Effectively