Tutorials or Lectures

Conventions in Historical Writing

Historical and Historiographical Questions Compared

Quoting Sources

Writing Lively Sentences 

Writing: Paragraphs

Writing: Thesis

Microsoft Word 2007 Typing Tips (includes line spacing & inserting footnotes)



External Links

Bloomsburg University Writing Center

Common Grammar Mistakes (Glove and Boots)

Grammar's Great Divide: The OXford Comma (Ted-Ed)

Semicolon (The Oatmeal)

Misused Modifiers (TedEd)

Synonyms for "Said" (The Cave Online, Fort Lauderdale High School)

Online Writing Lab (Purdue University)

On Writing Well

Writing Transitions (including sentence segues) (Purdue University, OWL)

Writing Transitions (including sentence segues): The Purdue OWL List of Words and Phrases

Develop Writing Skills

The great thing is never leave a reader wondering where he has been and is at the end of a chapter, or where he is or where he is going at the beginning of the next one. But of course in order to do this you must be yourself very sure where you are at all times, and why you are there and how you got there.

Carl Becker as cited by Michael Kammen, "Historians on Writing," 2010.

News Stories

Scholars Talk Writing: Anthony Grafton; The Princeton historian is a teacher, scholar, collaborator, but not, he says, a writer (Chronicle of higher Education, 15 June 2015)