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Writing Cru Resources

English, Language, and Communication

This handout describes the main differences between prose and poetry to help writers while they analyze each.
This page is an overview of the writing that you will do for foreign language courses and courses studying foreign literature. It describes...
This handout describes the important aspects of writing about literature, including typical audiences, types of papers written, types of...
This page describes the steps for writing about poetry, including what to look for while reading the poem, actions to take to better...
This handout describes how to write about comics and graphic novels, including details about what to look for and how to analyze various...
This handout goes through the different components of a literary analysis paper with tips on how to best write one. It also briefly...
This handout describes how to analyze meter and rhythm in poetry and how to write different section of your analysis. It also has an...
This handout describes how different types of courses in communications will require you to write. It also goes through basic steps of...
This resource goes over the elements of journalism and the steps required to craft journaistic writing.
This resource provides dos and don'ts, an overview of AP formatting, media ethics and the "inverted pyramid" style of writing.  
This blog provides tips for freelance writers who are interested in writing for magazines. 
This handout goes over the basics of writing about film and it covers the different genres one can write about film in. 
This is a more detailed guide to film analysis that has detailed sections on basic terms, misc-en-scene, cinematography, editing, sound,...
This is a guide for writing a detailed film analysis paper. It discusses how to analyze and write about image, movement, and sound.
This pages discusses the typical conventions of screen- and play-writing and key terms to use to describe how it should be filmed or acted...
This handout discusses how to write a speech that is easily understandable and keeps your audience interested.
This page discusses important aspects of writing for the web and for a web-based audience. 
This page describes what a blog is, tips for writing a blog post,  how to include multimedia and hyperlinks, how to maintain a...
This handout is an overview of helpful information for creative writing. It includes definitions of common elements, questions to ask...
Once a publishing house expresses interest in publishing a book, they will request an official book proposal. This handout covers the...
When you are first working towards getting a book, newspaper, or magazine article published, you will often have to send query letters out...