Tone and Voice

To help you figure out the details of Tone, Style, and Voice, we’ve curated a short list of webpages and handouts from top university writing centers! Check ’em out below!

Wheaton college: style diction, and tone

http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/Services/Writing-Center/Writing-Resources/Style-Diction-Tone-and-Voice

Purdue OWL on appropriate language:

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/608/01/

Purdue OWL on Active and Passive voice:

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/539/01/

Purdue OWL, style/genre writing:

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/980/03/

Walden U: Scholarly voice:

http://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/scholarlyvoice

Cambridge: Do’s and Don’t (Do’s and Do not’s?)

http://proofreading.org/blog/tips-for-writing-in-an-academic-tone-and-style

 

Bonus: genre in academic writing!

http://www.uefap.com/writing/genre/genrefram.htm

http://twp.duke.edu/twp-writing-studio/resources-students/genres

 

Double bonus: Email Etiquette!

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/636/01/