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Welcome to the conversation!  Writing serves as one of the primary means for learning and communicating during and beyond college.  As you formulate, write, and revise your projects for any course or other purpose, the LWC Writing Center offers you feedback from trained peer writing consultants.  Individual and combined sessions last 30 to 50 minutes, and services are free to students, faculty, and staff in the Lindsey community.  Scroll down for additional resources.

Our Mission

The mission of the LWC Writing Center is to assist all members of our academic community in developing their writing in a supportive, creative, and caring environment.  Our trained student writing consultants work with writers on a one-to-one basis, discussing writing at any point in the process, from generating ideas to drafting, revising to polishing. 

We work with each writer, considering his or her long-term goals.  Ideally, writers gradually improve with every consultation as they examine their writing processes, habits, and choices.  We understand that no two writers are alike, and our dedicated staff works to bring out the best possible writer in each person regardless of age, cultural background, or writing experience.

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Contact Information
Location: W.W. Slider Humanities Building, room 200
Phone: (270) 384-8209
E-mail: lwcwc@lindsey.edu

 

Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (in Slider 200)
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (in the library)
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

 

Scheduling a Writing Center Session

Schedule a session with a writing consultant by e-mailing, calling us, or visiting the Center in person.  You are also welcome to come in any time without an appointment to see if a writing consultant is available.

The LWC Writing Center offers online sessions to writers at extended campuses and those working in online courses.  Online sessions last about 30 minutes and are available Mon-Thu 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. (Central Time). For more information, please see the instructions for online sessions

 

What Can You Do at the Writing Center?

At the LWC Writing Center, feel free to do any of the following, and more:

  • See what your writing does to a reader
  • Work on or discuss any aspect of your project at any point in the process
  • Write in a relaxed academic environment
  • Relax on the couch
  • Get ideas for revising a draft so it's focused and clear to a reader
  • Talk to a consultant about a project even before you begin writing
  • Learn options for consulting, incorporating, and citing sources
  • Organize what you have written
  • Ask about sentence length and variation
  • Get feedback on your tone, diction, and voice
  • Learn proofreading strategies
  • Ask about commas, semicolons, parallelism, verb tense, etc.


Resources

General

Getting Started

Research and Writing

Style, Editing, and Formatting

Writing in the Disciplines

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