Consulting Tips & Links

Words of Wisdom

Ideas can come from anywhere, they are the vital spark that starts the writing process. One of the best ways of deciding whether you’ve got a good idea for a movie is to ask yourself one simple question: “If someone else had written this story, would I get on a bus, go down to the cinema and pay to watch it?”

— David Griffith

Consulting Links

  • publishes thousands of free online classics of reference, literature, and nonfiction.

  • CRLA is a group of student-oriented professionals active in the fields of reading, learning assistance, developmental education, tutoring, and mentoring at the college/adult level.

  • Grammar Girl offers helpful, comprehensible, and contemporary writing advice.

  • The International Writing Centers Association sponsors WLN and The Writing Center Journal, and holds conferences on writing centers.

  • PeerCentered is a space for peer writing tutors/consultants or anyone interested in writing centers to blog with their colleagues from around the world. Bloggers here will share their ideas, experiences, or insight.

  • Praxis is a nationally-respected online writing center journal.

  • The Dangling Modifier is an international newsletter by and for peer tutors in writing, produced in association with the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing (NCPTW). The mission of The Dangling Modifier is to provide an international forum for ongoing conversation among peer tutors in writing.


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