Writing Resources

 

General Information

University Style Guide:

http://www.branding.unirel.vt.edu/style-guide/

Academic Writing Guide:

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/1/2/ 

Ethical Writing Guide:

http://ghs.graduateschool.vt.edu/student/plagiarismguide

 

On Professional/Academic Writing and Presenting

Resources for Technical and Grant Writing:

http://www.research.vt.edu/proposal-development-resources/resources/technical-and-grant-writing/index.php

Guidelines for scientific writing & presenting:

http://www.writing.engr.psu.edu/

How to write a good abstract:

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2011/06/20/essential-guide-writing-good-abstracts/

How to write a good introduction:

http://www.jclinepi.com/article/S0895-4356(13)00020-6/pdf

 

On Writing Well

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott

On Writing Well by William Zinsser

The Elements of Style by William Strunk and E. B. White

The Elements of Grammar by Margaret Shertzer

Style: Toward Clarity and Grace by Joseph M. Williams

Impro: Improvisation and the Theatre by Keith Johnstone

Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art by Stephen Nachmanovitch

Improvisation for the Theatre by Viola Spolin

 

For Individual Help

The Virginia Tech Writing Center:

http://www.composition.english.vt.edu/writing-center/