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


Types of Writing


Composition & Academic Writing


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



Starting to Write

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

Looping Activity
Exploring Interests
Exploring Your Topic
To-Do List
Ideas Tool
Collecting Ideas for an Argument
Generating Ideas for Writing about Science