The Writing Center is located on the bottom floor of Fintel Library, Room 15, and is open Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 4:00pm and 9:00pm.
*Closed for Holidays and School Breaks
Five Fast Ways to Improve Style
Thursday, November 8th
Pizza served at 11:50AM
Miller Hall 212
What does it mean when a prof writes AWK in the margin of your paper? Learn the five most common reasons your style might be suffering—and strategies for improving phrasing and flow.
OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS
ROANOKE WRITES! WEEK
October 29th - November 1st
Francine Witte, Visiting Writer
Monday, October 29th
Logan, Bank Building
Award-winning poet and flash fiction writer Francine Witte will read from her work. Book signing and reception to follow.
Fave Writers Filibuster Reading
Tuesday, October 30th
11:45AM - 1PM
Back Quad Stage
Can we keep the great words going non-stop? Join us for refreshments and good writing at the Fave Writers Filibuster Community Reading! Student, faculty, and staff readers will each read a five minute selection from a favorite author, as we broadcast the words across campus. Stop by and listen for a minute or an hour.
Plot This! Caption Contest
Wednesday, October 31st
11:30 - 1:30PM
Stop by and #ExplainaFilmPlotBadly. You could win a $50 gift card!
Roanoke Writes! Carnivale
Thursday, Nov 1st
Join us for our annual Writers' Carnivale! Stop by the Colket Atrium for cotton candy and popcorn. Play games to win fun carnival prizes! Mad Libs, Ticket Poems, Bananagrams, Instant Metaphors, Six Word Memoirs, and more!