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EN 1242: Introduction to English Poetry - Nikitina: The Writing Process
The Idiot's Guides: Creative Writing helps students master the basics of fiction and creative nonfiction and write more effectively. Readers will learn how to create the fundamental elements of good fiction and of creative nonfiction, including plot, character, point of view, setting, dialogue, style, and theme.
This practical guide to writing analytical essays on literature develops interpretive skills through focused exercises and modeled examples. Features unique, detailed guidance on paragraph structure Includes sample essays throughout to model each stage of the essay-writing process
This book provides advice on grammar, diction, syntax, sentence construction, and other writing essentials.The author identifies the principal requirements of proper American English style and concentrates on the most often violated rules of composition.
These OWL resources will help you with the basics of creative writing. This section includes resources on writing poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Follow the tabs in the left column for specific topics.
Here is a sample of an MLA formatted paper from OWL. It contains explanations about all MLA formatting requirements, including title page, in-text citations, paragraph guidelines, and works cited page.