Thursday, September 29, 2016

Craft of Composing Panel TONIGHT!

Please join us this evening as we kick off SNL's 5th Annual Month of Writing with our Craft of Composing panel! Our talented panel of writersJennifer Finstrom, Travis Moore-Murray, Jack Murphy, and Ann Stanford—will discuss topics from genre to inspiration to process. Enjoy meaningful conversation and delicious refreshments with our SNL community, and don't forget to register for the Month of Writing!

  • What: The Craft of Composing - Writers Discuss the What, Why, and How of Writing
  • Who: SNL Writing and four distinguished panelists
  • When: Thursday, September 29 (tonight!) from 6-8 p.m.
  • Where: Daley 1451 (14 E. Jackson in the Loop)

Check out the flyer below and be sure to visit our Month of Writing Digication page for more information.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Writing @ SNL - Student Events and Support

The SNL Writing Program is happy to provide the information below as a convenient summary of events and support that we offer for SNL students throughout the academic year. This year students can get support, be recognized, and win money for their writing! Contact if you'd like a version of this document in Word formatting.

Writing @ SNL
In addition to overseeing SNL's core writing courses (Writing Workshop and Writing for Competence), the SNL Writing Program offers the following events to support student writing. Email for more information.

Month of Writing
This October, SNL Writing will host the 5th annual Month of Writing where all SNL students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to write their hearts out to celebrate writing.  To register, visit the MOW Digication page and learn about the two-credit SNL scholarship available for one student participant in this event.

Craft of Composing Panel
The Month of Writing kicks off each year with the Craft of Composing panel consisting of dynamic writers who discuss the what, why and how of writing. This event is open to all of DePaul and will take place on Sept. 29th from 6-8 p.m. in room 1451 of the Daley building. For more information, visit the MOW Events page or the DePaul Events page.

Writing Showcase & Writing Showcase Live
The Writing Showcase celebrates outstanding student writing. If you received an A on a paper or glowing feedback on an ILP, fill out an application and submit your work by April 1. You may submit up to three poems, stories, essays, reports, ILPs, Capstones, Advanced Projects, or e-Portfolios. Share your accomplishment and inspire others.  Excellent submissions are recognized at the annual SNL Spring Awards Luncheon. Writing Showcase participants are invited to recite selections from their submissions and discuss their writing processes at our annual Writing Showcase Live event, which will be held on April 20, 2017 from 6-8 p.m.

Writing Boot Camps
Each quarter SNL Writing schedules Writing Boot Camps to assist students with their writing projects. These faculty-led sessions are designed for undergraduate or graduate SNL students who currently have an incomplete grade on their transcripts or who have current projects they wish to complete. 
  • Fall 2016 Boot Camps: Naperville, 10/22; O’Hare, 10/22; Loop, 11/1; Loop, 11/12
  • Winter 2017 Boot Camps: O’Hare, 2/18; Naperville, 2/25; Loop, 3/4; Loop, 3/9
  • Spring 2017 Boot Camps: O’Hare, 5/13; Naperville, 5/20; Loop, 5/24; Loop, 6/3
*Specific times and lab locations for Writing Boot Camps are posted each quarter.

For more information about all of these events and for resources, tips, and writing samples to support SNL students throughout their time at DePaul, check out the SNL Writing Guide.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Write & Win - SNL's 5th Annual Month of Writing

The month of October marks SNL’s 5th annual Month of Writing, and to celebrate, we’re offering a scholarship for one student winner and a $75 gift card for one faculty or staff winner. Click here to register and visit our Digication page for official entry rules.

Everyone is welcome to help us kick off the Month of Writing at our Craft of Composing panel on Thursday, September 29th from 6-8 p.m. in Daley 1451. Join us for insightful conversation and delicious refreshments!

Contact with questions or for more information. Happy writing!