How to Write Well

It is the day before that 15 page beastly research paper is due.  You have revised until your eyes have gone blurry, been to the Writing Center to get some help, and you have consumed 5 cups of coffee.  Now what?  We as students understand that there might be a few things that have been overlooked, so in this section we have compiled a helpful resouce bank to help you in the final hours of the wiritng process.    

Helpful Citation Tips

Under this section, samples of proper citations for APA and MLA styles display the correct format in creating bibliography lists, works cited lists, and reference lists.

Checklists

Here, students can find comprehensive checklists for both APA and MLA styles. These lists are helpful reminders as they hightlight the major components of a well-written paper.

Worksheets

Informational worksheets from professors and other scholarly sources are found beneath this subtitle.  The information is updated regularly to ensure that a variety of topics will be covered.  Feel free to browse and print.

Other Helpful Websites

Could not find what you were looking for here? Here are some other helpful websites that may lead in the right direction.

Fun Facts

  • The Latin form of the word plagiarism means to kidnap or abduct.
  • The average number of papers a Hendrix College student writes is: 28
  • "Copy from one it's plagiarism; copy from two it's research." -- John Milton
  • "Don't worry about people stealing an idea. If it's original, you will have to ram it down their throats." -- Howard Aiken
  • "I'm not a very good writer, but I'm an excellent rewriter" -- James Michener