Let’s face it. Oftentimes, writing essays sucks. Usually, we’re forced to write about things we don’t care about, do research about things we don’t care about, and attempt to care about what we don’t care about. This isn’t true for everyone; nor is it true for every class that we have to write an essay … Continue reading Breaking the Mold
“It's none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.” ~Ernest Hemingway Writing is hard. It’s a craft that requires copious background knowledge, a thorough understanding of language, the ability to logically lay out ideas in a given language, and enough creativity to build something … Continue reading Writing is Hard Work
To follow up our last post about the best thing we’ve read recently, we polled our tutors for what they read during their often hectic, busy, and sleep-deprived semesters. Except for Tammie, all of the tutors in the Writing Center are productive, hard working, and dedicated members of the Bentley community who have several extracurriculars … Continue reading Light Reading?
Hey, Bentley! We’re back with another installment of our tutors’ answers to writing-related questions. This one’s a short one: What’s the best thing you’ve read recently? Dan: Flash Fiction Forward: 80 Very Short Stories. Nicole: The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare. The first book is called City of Bones, if you’re interested! Katie: Water … Continue reading Good Reads
Hello everyone, and welcome back to Bentley! We here at the Writing Center hope that your semester is going well, and would like to remind you that we are now open for business to help with your writing trials and tribulations. To kick off the semester, we’ll be posting a series of blog posts that … Continue reading Smashing the Blocks