Author Archives: Adrienne Kitchin

About Adrienne Kitchin

I am a professor at Humber College in Toronto, Ontario, where I teach Anthropology, Humanities and Academic Writing. I have extensive teaching and tutoring experience and work with both academic and business clients. I also write creatively, working within the fiction, poetry and non-fiction mediums.

Free(writ)ing the Writer Within

Often times, my students will be very nervous about how to approach a writing assignment. They simply have no idea how to get started, and in some ways, I may find myself conflicted as to the best advice to offer. … Continue reading

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Use Apostrophes Correctly

Do they matter? Yes and no. Are they often used incorrectly? All the time. A misplaced apostrophe won’t typically affect meaning, but it will affect correctness. 1920s vs. 1920’s I was recently watching one of my favourite shows which is … Continue reading

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Making Peace With Procrastination

Have you ever promised yourself that you would get started on a project, writing or otherwise, and then found that anything else you could set your mind to instantly became more important? This is one of the most common approaches … Continue reading

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