Links to on-line help with writing


MHC SAW (Speaking, Arguing, and Writing Center)

Dartmouth Writing Program: Check out the advice on generating a topic and developing your thesis.

The Writing Center: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Writers Workshop: (U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign). If you need to learn the "vocabulary of grammar, " the grammar handbook on this site is a good place to begin.

Go to "Writing Tips " for help with with developing a thesis, among other topics.

Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)

  • General Writing Concerns (Effective Writing is a good place to start).
  • Exercises for everything from the use of commas to recognizing sentence fragments.


The Tongue Untied (grammar and punctuation for journalism)

Internet Detective offers advice on evaluating websites.