Handout: Getting Started
The writing center at the college I teach for asked me to write several documents that they could keep on-file to give to students who use their service. The director of the center gave me a list of twenty-five topics for which they needed handouts. This is the "Getting Started" handout I ended up creating for them. Examples of other handouts I wrote included "How to Use Apostrophes," "How to Use Commas," "Commonly Confused Words," "Plagiarism," "MLA Documentation," "APA Documentation," "Chicago Style," "Speech Outline Format," "Creating Research Outlines," "Rules for Writing Dialogue," "Tips for Proofreading," "Tips for Editing," "How to use Colons and Semi-Colons," "Checklist for Your Final Draft," and "Defin
I'm a college instructor with BA in Communication Studies, an MA in Film, and a duel PhD in Religious Studies and History. My background is diverse, and I'm an excellent researcher. I'm qualified to write on a variety of subjects. I have been published and have many writing examples if you're interested in viewing them. I have no problem meeting deadlines as long as they're reasonable. I'm a quick and accurate typist with a flexible and open schedule.