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Royal Roads University Writing Centre
Information on the Royal Roads University Writing Centre and links to helpful tips and resources for writers.
Tutorials, FAQs, and many other resources to help you master APA.
Academic Citation Resource Guide
This citation resource guide covers style guides, FAQs, tutorials, quizzes, sample papers, and tools to make your citation and research processes easier.
Purdue Online Writing
A comprehensive and easy to use site for APA and other writing resources.
Fussy Professor Starbuck's Cookbook of Handy Dandy Prescriptions for Ambitious Academic Authors
A key resource for writing guidelines.
Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tips
A good guide to grammar, punctuation, and English usage.
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
Free online dictionary and thesaurus.
Judy Stevens-Long Video on Academic Writing
A video recording of Judy Stevens-Long, PhD., presenting a workshop on being successful at academic writing.
APA Manual, 7th Edition
An essential resource for anyone writing APA formatted work.
The Sense of Style: The Thinking Persons's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
A scholarly and witty book on the art of writing well.
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations
Updated version with solid advice on finding, evaluating, and citing a variety of digital sources and use of software for citation management, graphics, and paper format and submission.
Stylish Academic Writing
A guide to making academic writing a pleasure to read.
How to Write a Lot
Advice on overcoming writing blocks and use your writing time wisely.
They Say I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing
Shows writers how to frame arguments and theories in the larger context of their topic.
The Glamour of Grammar
A practical and entertaining look at grammar.
The Least You Should Know About English
The basics of English grammar, sentence and paragraph writing skills.
Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates
A guide to reading and writing academically critical techniques.
Writing Readable Research
An excellent resource for anyone interested in improving their ability to present scholarly-oriented information in a readable format.
Writing Without Bullshit
Technically this is a book about business writing but it contains solid advice for writing with clarity.
How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times
Perfecting the art of using few words to write powerful papers.
Writing with Power: Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process
Some 'recipes' and activities for practicing good writing.
Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide for Ridiculously Good Content
Geared for business and online writing but still a good resource for writing succinctly.
The Pyramid Principle: Logic in Writing and Thinking
Learn to communicate your ideas clearly and succinctly using these tips and techniques.
Writing in Flow: Keys to Enhanced Creativity
Dr. Susan Perry's book shows writers how to achieve and maintain a sense of flow in their own work.
Writing that Works: How to Communicate Effectively in Business
This book will help you say what you want to say, with less difficulty and more confidence.
The Elements of Style
A classic style manual.
Clear and Simple as the Truth: Writing Classic Prose
Classic writing prose.
On Writing Well: An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction
A book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to write.
The road to hell is paved with adverbs.Stephen King