MA "Writing Tips" Video Series

Welcome to the Menlo-Atherton Writing Center's "Writing Tips" video series!  These videos will provide you with general writing tips for your essays. The videos here are found on the M-A Writing Center YouTube video channel.  


Check back, as we will be updating with more videos!

Basic Quote Integration

This video covers how to easily integrate quotes into your essays.

More Examples of

Thesis Creation

This is a companion video to our video entitled "How to Develop and Write a Solid Thesis Statement." In this video, we show you more examples of how to use the 3-step thesis creation process to develop a solid thesis statement for a persuasive essay, and an analytical essay.

Developing & Writing

a Thesis Statement

This video covers a three-step process for developing and writing a solid thesis statement.

QUICK TIPS: Writing an Introduction for an Analytical Essay

Get some quick tips on writing introductions in this short and humorous video.

STEP-BY-STEP: How to Write an Introduction for an Analytical Essay Using the T.A.G.S.T. Formula

This "Step-by-Step" video shows you the step-by-step process for writing an introduction for an analytical essay using the T.A.G.S.T. Formula.