Resource Index

Use this page to find writing resources, organized by both writing process (what writers do) and genre (what writers produce). Also included in this index are links to a series of videos in which professional writers talk about their specific type of writing.

Writing Processes

Preparing to Write

Starting to Write

Conducting Research

Reading & Responding

Working with Sources

Planning, Organizing, & Drafting

Designing Documents

Working Together

Revising & Editing

Publishing

Types of Writing

Fiction

Composition & Academic Writing

Argument

Creative Nonfiction

Writing about Literature

Scholarly Writing

Business Writing

Science Writing

Writing in Engineering

Writing for the Web

Speeches & Presentations

Writers on Writing Videos

Non Fiction

Engineering

Fiction

Preparing to Write

The following resources--guides, activities, and tools--are available to help you with your writing when you are Preparing to Write.

Understanding Writing Situations
Choosing and Refining Topics
Understanding Your Purpose
Understanding Your Audience
Analyzing an Academic Audience
Analyzing a Target Publication