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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.

Developing & Writing

a Thesis Statement

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

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.

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.
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