“Welcome, Writers!”

This website for the second edition of The Little Seagull Handbook will take you beyond the text with hundreds of interactive exercises, from editing comma splices to learning MLA-style documentation. NEW for this edition are diagnostic quizzes covering sentences, language, and punctuation / mechanics that will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and point you to relevant material for further learning.

You’ll also find a host of resources and tutorials to guide you through any writing project: lessons on research writing and avoiding plagiarism, model student papers, and a link library that provides resources for a variety of genres as well as research and documentation.

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The Norton Writer's PrizeThe Norton Writer’s Prize

The Norton Writer’s Prize will be awarded annually for an outstanding essay done for a writing class. Literacy narratives, literary and other textual analyses, reports, profiles, evaluations, arguments, memoirs, proposals, mixed-genre pieces, and more: Any excellent writing done for an undergraduate writing class will be considered. more...