Athens State Writing Blog

Archive for August, 2013

  • You Get out of It What You Put into It

    As the summer semester passes by and students everywhere celebrate the end of finals with Netflix marathons, I say my goodbyes to the Writing Center. I have been a writing consultant at the Athens State Writing Center for roughly two years, and within those two years I have worked with many students on many projects [...]

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  • Learning to “See Again”

    When we think of revision, we tend to think of it as a part of the linear process we were taught when learning to write in middle school.  It comes near the end, after we write a draft and before turning in the paper, and involves making small changes to perfect the writing.  Unfortunately, as [...]

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  • What Is an Essay?

    An essay is an essay is… an essay? Not quite. I’m not talking about heady questions of what is an essay, questions which would lead us into the metaphysical qualities of essay-hood and which would be much too complex for a single blog post. Rather, I’d like to briefly delve into the different writing expectations [...]

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  • Who Has the Time?

    I admire Mick Jagger, who can belt out the words “Time is on my Side” without a hint of sarcasm. Many students who attend Athens State juggle full-time jobs and often have a spouse and children at home; they take on as many classes as their busy schedules allow and somehow manage to turn in [...]

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Come and Visit!

The Athens State University Writing Center is located on the first floor of the library--in the new learning commons area! The Writing Center's mission is to serve Athens State students as writers, both in-person and online.

300 N Beaty St, Athens, AL 35611