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Writing Guides

Welcome to the Comp Codex!

The DSC Writing Center has compiled three writing guides covering common writing problems. Most topics are covered in one page for easy access and easy printing. Explore the Comp Codex Writing Guides and for any further information, reference The Purdue OWL. 

Discovery & Writing Strategies


The Comp Codex: Discovery & Writing Strategies:
  • Understanding Writing Prompts
  • Common Composition Topics
  • Writers Block
  • Brainstorming
  • Using Resources


Planning, Drafting and Revision

The Comp Codex: Planning, Drafting, & Revision:
  • Outlining
  • Paragraph Structure
  • Thesis Statements
  • Rhetoric Defined
  • Understanding Citations
  • Transitions
  • The Revision Process


Grammar and Mechanics

The Comp Codex: Grammar & Mechanics:
  • Subject-Noun
  • Predicate Verb
  • Clauses
  • Fragments
  • Punctuation
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