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Good Writing

what is good writing?

audience and purpose

organization

care and imagination

lucidity, simplicity, directness

myths about good writing

Writing and Convention

conventions of writing

formal and informal writing

research and writing

writing in a discipline

grammar and usage

common errors

The Process of Writing

outside the classroom

inside the classroom

Citation Styles

mla | apa | acs

Sites

wordnet

etymonline

world wide words

english grammar

geoff nunberg

more writing sites

new! the guide wiki

about the guide

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Writing in a discipline

The new Guide wiki pages provide discipline-specific writing advice.