Do you struggle with outlining? Or maybe you are only used to citing in MLA and the letters A-P-A strike fear into your heart. Writing a grant proposal and writing a lab report are very different tasks, but you may be asked to do both during your time here at ECU. These documents below, thought out and designed by consultants in the UWC and The Bates Center, are posted here for your use. Don’t let your paper get you overwhelmed, keep calm and write on.

Changing the settings MS Word
General formatting MS Word
Case Study Outline
General Outline
Grammar Cheat Sheet
APA Style
MLA Handout

Writing Websites

While we—the writing center consultants and staff—have a wealth of writing knowledge, we don’t pretend to know it all. But we do have the tools to point you in the right direction. The links below are just a few of the resources that we commonly use in our sessions. And, if you are looking for more specific information—or maybe you aren’t a fan of online resources—come in today and peruse through our writing/citing books. We will be updating these links regularly, so if you have a site you love, send it to us!

Other Writing Center Pages

ECU Specific

General Writing Tips


Words and Sentences