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Writing Center Handouts


Below there are links to handouts you can consult as you work on your writing. Many of the grammar handouts even offer you chances to practice the concepts!

Citation Handouts

MLA Citations and Formatting

How to format your Works Cited entries (examples for books, articles, websites, etc.):
MLA Citation Guide HandoutEdmonds Library's MLA 8 Citation Guide Webpage

Step-by-step instructions telling you how to change your margins, spacing, indentation, and more & an example title page: MLA Formatting for Microsoft Word 

Step-by-step instructions telling you how to change your margins, spacing, indentation, and more & an example title page: MLA Formatting for Google Docs

APA Citations and Formatting

How to format your References list entries (examples for books, articles, websites, etc.):
APA Citation Guide HandoutEdmonds Library's APA Citation Guide Webpage 

Step-by-step instructions telling you how to change your margins, spacing, indentation, and more & an example title page: APA Formatting for Microsoft Word

Step-by-step instructions telling you how to change your margins, spacing, indentation, and more & an example title page: APA Formatting for Google Docs

Grammar Handouts

Fragments, Comma Splices, and Run-Ons Overview

Comma Errors

Fragment Errors and More Help with Fragments

Run-On and Comma Splice Errors

Sentence Structure: Coordination and Subordination

Subject/Verb Agreement Errors

Apostrophe Errors

Modifier Errors

Common Editing Marks and What They Mean

Writing Process Handouts

Writing Thesis Statements

Moving Between Ideas and Paragraphs: Transitional Words and Phrases

Writing Conclusions

Personal Statement Handouts

Personal Statement: How to Write It

Personal Statement: Overview and Online Resources