Author: Tristen Fagg
Getting over the grad school hump with blogging and playing with my dog. Thesis year, here I come!

Red Flags in Introductions and Conclusions

When I sit down to look over a student’s writing, I want to be transported into someone else’s logic. But when a typical academic assignment isn’t fully developed, certain red flags begin popping up. This post will explore those flags

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PIE: An English Equation

Years ago, at Southern Utah University, I was in the middle of flirting to make my uptight friend nervous when my favorite professor smacked a paper on my desk. He’s a tall guy, and that made him seem intimidating but

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Making Mistakes with No Fear (Or Why We Encourage Fearless Failures)

I love to write. I live with a mental illness, so my anxiety/depression combo doesn’t always enjoy having writing assignments, but I still love to write. I love to experience the process of my thoughts being shaped by words and

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