Draft Title/Date:

1. What overall thesis idea does this draft present?


2. What part of this draft is clearest/most effective to you as a reader? Why?


3. Writer's Question (Only ONE question will be addressed; check the main one.):

How might I strengthen my thesis?
What part(s) need more evidence? Why?
How might I strengthen connections between ideas?
How might I make my word choice more concise and
What main proofreading/format concerns do you see?
      How might I edit them?

Consultation Times

Julie Dugger, WIS Director, is available for individual, small group or departmental consultations on any topic related to writing instruction and assessment as well as to consult on expectations for Writing Proficiency courses. 

To set up an appointment contact Julie at (360) 650-7329 or at


Writing Instruction Support is a Western Libraries program and Learning Commons partner.