The Writer’s Memo

For background and details on the Writer’s Memo, see Jeffrey Sommers’s "Behind the Paper: Using the Student-Teacher Memo," College Composition and Communication 39.1 (Feb. 1988): 77-80.

Rationale for Writer’s Memo

How to use the Writer’s Memo

Any time you prepare a draft for response, compose a Writer’s Memo and attach it to the draft.

What to include

Other tips (and requirements) for submitting your written work

Click the links to view a sample 1 or sample 2 of a successful Writer's Memo