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Writing Center at Waynesburg University

Develop rich and varied writing with the assistance of our peer writing consultants.

Welcome to the Writing Center!

Banned Books Week

Visit the virtual library to learn more about attempts to censor words and authors.

Banned Books Short Story Contest

Contest Winners

1st Place - Jaden Sowers
2nd Place - Rebecca Gillum
3rd Place - Alayna McKay

Honorable Mention

Julia Gillium, Kayla SmithMadelyn Hill


Thank You

Thank you to all who submitted!

What's Next?

Writing Center Celebrations!



November is National Native American Heritage Month

  • 11/11: Veterans Day
  • 11/14: Diwali, a five-day festival of lights for Hindu, Jain, and Sikh religions
  • 11/15: I Love to Write Day
  • 11/16: World Philosophy Day
  • 11/18: Thank a Librarian Day
  • 11/20: Transgender Day of Remembrance
  • 11/26: Happy Thanksgiving!
  • 11/27: Native American Heritage Day
  • 11/29: Beginning of Advent
  • 11/30: Joy of Cooking turns 86 today


December is “Read a New Book Month”

  • 12/1: World AIDS Day
  • 12/3: International Day of Disabled Persons
  • 12/10: International Human Rights Day
  • 12/10: Happy Hanukah!
  • 12/10: Melvil Dewey was born on this day in 1851
  • 12/16: Start of Las Posadas
  • 12/16: Jane Austen’s birthday
  • 12/21: Celebrate Short Fiction on Winter Solstice Day
  • 12/24: Iceland’s Jolabokaflod or "Christmas Book Flood"
  • 12/25: Merry Christmas!
  • 12/26: Happy Kwanzaa!
  • 12/31: Happy New Year!


Style Guide

APA Style

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MLA Style

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Chicago Style

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Writing Styles

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Teaching Writing

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