General Academic Writing


How to Hire an Editor

While the UWC does not provide proofreading or editing services, here are tips on hiring a freelance editor.


Starting a Writing Group

Whether your goal is sustained writing or peer review, we introduce practices and offer tips for starting a writing group of your own.

Writing Log Template

Keep track of progress on a dissertation, or any writing project, by downloading our writing log template.


Giving and Seeking Feedback

For graduate students and faculty, this is a working guide to giving and seeking effective feedback.

Writing Inventory

Brainstorm and identify ways to adjust your writing process, if necessary, with this personal writing inventory.


Reading Model Introductions

Struggling with the “Introduction” section? Here are ways to read and observe model introductions.