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The Faculty Academic Writing Network (FAWN) supports faculty, staff, and adjuncts who wish to make academic writing and publishing a priority. It is a faculty-facilitated, participant-led service to help members create goals, stay motivated and receive feedback.

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Dr. Aleksondra Hultquist
Assistant Professor of Critical Thinking & First Year Studies

Dr. Melissa Zwick
Assistant Professor of Biology

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FAWN Book List

Air & Light & Time & Space : How Successful Academics Write
Helen Sword; 2017; Harvard University Press
Call Number: P301.5.A27 S94 2017

Around the Writer's Block: Using Brain Science to Solve Writer's Resistance
Roseanne Bane; 2012; Penguin
Call Number: RC552.W74 B36 2012

Becoming an Academic Writer: 50 Exercises for Paced, Productive, and Powerful Writing
Patricia Goodson; 2017; SAGE Publications Inc.
Call Number: PE1408 .G585 2017

The Clockwork Muse: A Practical Guide to Writing Theses, Dissertations, and Books
Eviatar Zerubavel; 1999; Harvard University Press
Call Number: PN145 .Z47 1999

From Dissertation to Book
William Germano; 2013; University of Chicago Press
Call Number: PN162 .G37 2013

Getting It Published: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious About Serious Books
William Germano; 2008; University of Chicago Press
Call Number: PN161 .G46 2008

A Handbook for Academic Authors
Beth Luey; 1987; Cambridge University Press
Call Number: PN146.L84 1987

How to Write a Book Proposal
Michael Larsen; 2011; Writer's Digest Books
Call Number: PN161 .L37 2011

How to Write a Lot : A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing
Paul J. Silvia; 2019; American Psychological Association
Call Number: PE1408 .S48787 2019

How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper
Barbara Gastel; 2016; Greenwood
Call Number: T11 .D33 2016

Professors as Writers: A Self-Help Guide to Productive Writing
Robert Boice; 1990; New Forums Press.
Call Number: PN151 .B65 1990

Real Fast Writing: 25 of the Hottest, Easy-to-Implement, Under the Radar Strategies You Can Use Now to Write More, Write Better, and Write With Panache!
Daniel Hall; 2017; Real Fast Publications
Call Number: PN147 .H35 2017

Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations
Angelika H. Hofmann; 2017; Oxford University Press
Call Number: Q223 .H63 2017

The Scientist’s Guide to Writing: How to Write More Easily and Effectively Throughout Your Scientific Career
Stephen B. Heard; 2016; Princeton University Press
Call Number: T11 .H43 2016

Stylish Academic Writing
Helen Sword; 2012; Harvard University Press
Call Number: LB2369 .S96 2012

They Say / I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing
Gerald Graff & Cathy Berkinstein; 2014; W.W. Norton & Company
Call Number: PE1431 .G73 2014

Thinking Like Your Editor: How to Write Great Serious Nonfiction and Get It Published
Susan Rabiner and Alfred Fortunato; 2002; W.W. Norton & Company
Call Number: PN161 .R28 2002

Unstuck: A Supportive and Practical Guide to Working Through Writer's Block
Jane Anne Staw; 2003; St. Martin's Griffin
Call Number: PN171.W74 S73 2003

Write No Matter What: Advice for Academics
Joli Jensen; 2017; University of Chicago Press
Call Number: LB2369 .J46 2017

The Writer's Diet: A Guide to Fit Prose
Helen Sword; 2016; University of Chicago Press
Call Number: PE1408 .S79 2016

Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded
Joshua Shimel; 2012; Oxford University Press
Call Number: T11 .S35 2012

Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success
Wendy Laura Belcher; 2009; SAGE Publications Inc.
Call Number: Z471 .B45 2009