How to write an essay

1. Create your thesis statement. It doesn’t have to be specific yet, but you’ll need a good idea of where you’re heading. This is the heart of your essay—every paragraph should relate back to the thesis statement. If you’re in doubt about how to create one, ask your professor. 2. Write up your ideas for … Continued

Know thyself

By Managing Editor Molly Barrieau Somehow it took me five years to figure it out. I began to notice once I started working at The Navigator, and I really should just accept it: I don’t like writing. So what? I have earned this space to share my opinion with you, dear readers, and I feel it … Continued

UFO Day and Islands Short Fiction Contest

Sometimes projects get started but never seem to get finished. These events encourage people to complete and submit their work From textiles and art projects to creative writing, Islanders have opportunities this spring to practice and showcase their work. The Nanaimo Arts Council is hosting an Unfinished Object (UFO) Day, as well as co-sponsoring the Islands Short … Continued

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