Writing

Books

The following books are available for checkout on the fourth floor of the Library. Style guides for MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago, and more are available in the reference collection. Further help on citations is available on our Citation Help page.

ABCs of Writing Fiction PN 3355. C 595 1996
All Write: A Student Handbook for Writing & Learning LB 1575.9 K 44 1998
Curious Writer PE 1408. B 37 2005
Essentials of Business Writing: A Simple Guide for Writing it Right—Every Time! HF 5718.3 E 86 2000
Fiction Writer's Workshop PN 3355. N 68 1995
How to Say it—Grantwriting: Write Proposals that Grantmakers Want to Fund HG 177. K 63 2009
Keep it Real: Everything You Need to Know about Researching and Writing Creative Nonfiction PN 3377.5 R 45 K 44 2008
Oxford English Dictionary REF PE 1625. O 87 1998
Proposal Writing: The Art of Friendly and Winning Persuasion PE 1479. B 87 P 47 2000
Rewriting: How to do Things with Texts PE 1404. H 363 2006
Style: The Basics of Clarity and Grace PE 1421. W 5455 2003
Technical Writing: Process and Product T 11. G 47 2000
Writer's Resource: A Handbook for Writing and Research PE 1408. M 3366 2003
Writing Better English for ESL Learners PE 1128. S 978 2009
Writing With Power: Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process PE 1408. E 39 1998

Journal Articles

Education Full Text
This database provides access to research and articles on writing, teaching writing, and related topics.
ERIC
Created by the US Department of Education, this database contains a wide range of reports, research, and articles on writing, teaching writing, and more.

Web Resources

Writing Center (UVU)
UVU's Online Writing Lab provides links to excellent resources on writing, as well as information about the services available at the Writing Center on the second floor of the Library. 
Purdue Online Writing Lab
This Online Writing Lab, maintained by Purdue University, not only offers guides for citation, but also extensive information about style, grammar, syntax and ESL writing. This site also provides specialized guides for business, fiction, and technical writing.
Voice of the Shuttle: Creative Writing
This page contains a list of links to high-quality resources for creative writers, including guides for revision, poetry, online journals and magazines for writers, and much more.
Web Resources on Technical Writing and Editing
This is an extensive and frequently updated list of writing and editing resources for technical and other kinds of writers. It also includes a list of professional organizations.
Writer's Digest
This is the online site for Writer's Digest, a long-running magazine devoted to helping new writers improve their work and get published.
Writing Guides: Business Writing
Created by Colorado State University's online writing lab, these guides show you how to write memos, letters, reports, and many more for business.