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

Conducting Research

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

Top Resources

Exploring Your Topic
Analyzing an Issue
Issue Analysis Worksheet
Ideas Tool
Outline Tool
To-Do List
Reading the World Wide Web

Other Recommendations

Conducting Research with Google, Activity Version Two
Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Research
Survey Research
Case Studies
Statistics: An Introduction
Ethnography, Observational Research, and Narrative Inquiry
Content Analysis
Generalizabilty and Transferability
Reliability and Validity