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The Mount's Writing Resource Centre

Writing-related Journals

The Canadian Journal for Studies in Discourse and Writing

College Composition and Communication

Available through the Mount Library--------------------------

Writing-related Associations

Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing

National Council of Teachers of Writing  (USA)

Books About Writing

Search the novanet catalogue for relevant sources. Use subject keywords such as "rhetoric and composition."

 Alternatively, look up some of the following titles:


Practical Writing Guides

Barrass, Robert.  (2005).  Students Must Write: A Guide to Better Writing in Coursework and Examinations.
Bailey, Stephen.  (2006).  Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students. (2nd ed.).

Marggraf, Richard. (2000).  Writing essays: a guide for students in English and the humanities.
Writing research:
Elbow, Peter.  (2000). Everyone Can Write: Essays toward a Hopeful Theory of Writing and Teaching Writing.
Flower, Linda; Stein, Victoria; Ackerman, John; Kantz, Margaret J.; McCormick, Kathleen; Peck, Wayne C., (1990).  Reading-to-Write: Exploring a Cognitive and Social Process. Social and Cognitive Studies in Writing and Literacy.
Lillis, Theresa M. (2001). STUDENT WRITING: Access, regulation, desire.
Penrose, Ann M.; Sitko, Barbara M. (1993). Hearing Ourselves Think: Cognitive Research in the College Writing Classroom.

For more popular writing instruction, search for books by Natalie Goldberg, Anne Lamott, Stephen King (Yes, that Stephen King), or search Novanet using the Library of Congress subject term "Authorship."