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Writing Links

On getting your sources right:

Schmich, Mary. "Don't Quote Me on That - Unless I Said It." Chicago Tribune. Chicago Tribune, 9 July 2014. Web. 9 July 2014. <>

Staff, Harriet. "A Case of the Wrong Blake." Poetry Foundation. Poetry Foundation, 6 June 2013. Web. 6 June 2013. <>

The issue of handwriting:

"The Neural Correlates of Handwriting and Its Affect on Reading Acquisition." HW21Summit. Zaner-Bloser, n.d. Web. 22 Sept. 2014. <>

Ramachandran, Vignesh. "Has Technology Killed Cursive Handwriting?" Mashable. Mashable, 11 June 2013. Web. 12 June 2013. <>

Grammar notes:

AlyankovicVEVO. "'Weird Al' Yankovic - Word Crimes." Online video clip. YouTube. YouTube, 15 July 2014. Web. 16 July 2014. <>

Fogarty, Mignon. Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tips. Macmillan Holdings, 2014. Web. 22 Sept. 2014. <>

Inman, Matthew. "How and Why To Use Whom in a Sentence." The Oatmeal. The Oatmeal, n.d. Web. 21 Aug. 2013. <>

Waldman, Katy. "The Secret Rules of Adjective Order." Slate. The Slate Group, 6 Aug. 2014. Web. 28 Sept. 2014. <>

Style, etc.:

Pinker, Steven. "Passive Resistance." The Atlantic. Atlantic Monthly Group, 14 Oct. 2014. Web, 7 Nov. 2014. <>

Pullum, Geoffrey. "Dumb Writing Advice, Part I: Word Prohibitions." The Chronicle of Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2 Oct. 2014. Web. 16 Oct. 2014. <>