About Those Pesky MLA Formatting Standards (From an Instructor’s Point of View)

Worth Weller is a Continuing Lecturer for the PFW Department of English and Linguistics. He has taught 100 and 200 level writing courses here, both face-to-face and online, for nearly two decades. I attended a meeting at Purdue FW where we writing instructors were asked not to make a big deal about formatting standards for … Continue reading About Those Pesky MLA Formatting Standards (From an Instructor’s Point of View)

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Goodbye from our Graduates: Miranda Wolpert

As a recent graduate of Purdue University Fort Wayne, my time as a writing consultant has unfortunately come to an end. Over a year ago, I had the pleasure of being welcomed into the family, and I have truly learned so much! My time here was during a transitional period for both The Writing Center … Continue reading Goodbye from our Graduates: Miranda Wolpert

The Perfectionist’s Survival Guide to Writing

We all know about the overachievers and the procrastinators, but there is actually another group of writers that represents a sort of paradoxical mixture of the two: the perfectionists. As a recovering perfectionist myself, I understand the struggle. We’re so concerned about our papers being perfect that we… procrastinate? We sometimes spend so much time researching that we neglect to begin writing the paper until the day … Continue reading The Perfectionist’s Survival Guide to Writing