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Mini Workshops

As the semester progresses and you begin having some issues with your writing, please consider attending the following mini workshops, created and presented by the Longwood University Writing Center’s peer tutors. Each workshop will be presented on two different dates and will take place in Greenwood Library, room 209 A, from 6:30-7:00 p.m. on the Wednesdays listed below.



(Wednesdays from 6:30-7:00 p.m. in Greenwood Library, room 209 A)




February 5

March 19

Mary Cumbie

No Bones About It: Making a Skeletal Outline for your Paper

Learn strategies for thesis and topic sentence writing.

Presentation Handout

February 12

March 26

Alex White

Structuring Your Paragraph: Creating the Bulk of Your Paper

The "assertion, evidence, commentary" method will help writers structure paragraphs and include information professors expect.

February 19

April 2

Nicolette Mann

When and How To Write with an Opinion

Learn to employ a strong argumentative voice in papers and to remove opinions when necessary. 

Presentation Handout

February 26

April 9

Tyler Fruge

Moving Beyond Draft One

This workshop will help writers self edit and revise successfully and independently.

Presentation Handout

March 12

April 16

Chelsie Pasley

Formatting and Citing with APA and MLA

Learn some basic citation rules and formatting guidelines. References will be provided.