Category Archives: Writer’s Handbook

How to Use a Writer’s Handbook for Instructive Evaluation

A good writer’s handbook makes it easy to offer specific, constructive feedback. If you have used a handbook such as Writers INC or the Excellence in Literature Handbook for Writers, you know that information is categorized into numbered paragraphs. These … Continue reading

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Citation and Style Guides

Citation and Style Guides Here is a list of the most commonly used citation and style guides and resources. For Excellence in Literature, you will be using MLA citations, but I suggest becoming familiar with other guides so that you’ll … Continue reading

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Glossary

Glossary Allegory: A story in which ideas are represented or personified as actions, people, or things. Example: Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan. Alliteration: The repetition of beginning consonant sounds through a sequence of words. Gerard Manley Hopkins is noted for … Continue reading

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