WRITING TIPS SUMMARIZED for peer review



ELEMENTS OF GOOD WRITING

(journalism)
Here is a quick guide for improving writing a feature story for the news. Some of these tips might be helpful in writing your critical essays.


FORMATTING REFERENCES

Your unit papers require a few sources. This guide might be helpful for formatting your sources.
Books:
Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher.
e.g.
Calfee, R. C., & Valencia, R. R. (1991). APA guide to preparing manuscripts for journal publication. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Articles:
(journals and magazines)
Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number(issue number), pps. http://dx.doi.org/xx.xxx/yyyyy

Wikis:
Please note that the APA Style Guide to Electronic References warns writers that wikis (like Wikipedia, for example) are collaborative projects that cannot guarantee the verifiability or expertise of their entries.

OLPC Peru/Arahuay. (n.d.). Retrieved April 29, 2011 from the OLPC Wiki: http://wiki.laptop. org/go/OLPC_Peru/Arahuay