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Faculty Services: Faculty Academic Writing Network (FAWN)

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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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Academic Journal Directories

FAWN Book List

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

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

The Art of Slow Writing: Reflections on Time, Craft, and Creativity
Louise A. DeSalvo; 2014; St. Martin's Griffin
PN171.P83 D46 2014

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

Black Ink: Literary Legends on the Peril, Power and Pleasure of Reading and Writing
Stephanie Stokes Oliver (ed.); 2018; 37 Ink/Atria
E184.6 .B475 2018

The Book Proposal Book: A Guide for Scholarly Authors
Laura Portwood-Stacer; 2021; Princeton University Press
PN161 .P67 2021

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

The Courage to Write: How Writers Transcend Fear
Ralph Keyes; 2003; H. Holt
PN171.P83 K49 2003

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

Daily Rituals: Artists at Work
Mason Currey; 2013; Alfred A. Knopf
NX165 .C87 2013

Daily Rituals: Women at Work
Mason Currey; 2019; Alfred A. Knopf
NX164.W65 C87 2019

Draft No. 4: On the Writing Process
John McPhee; 2017; Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
PN149 .M43 2017

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience
Mihaly Czikszentmihaly; 1990; Harper & Row
BF575.H27 C85 1990

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

The Grant Writing Guide: A Roadmap for Scholars
Betty S. Lai; 2023; Princeton University Press
HG177 .L35 2023

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

How to Fix Your Academic Writing Trouble: A Practical Guide
Inger Mewburn, Katherine Firth, and Shaun Lehmann; 2019; Open University Press
LB2369 .M419 2019

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

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

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

Professors as Writers: A Self-Help Guide to Productive Writing
Robert Boice; 1990; New Forums Press.
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
PN147 .H35 2017

Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations
Angelika H. Hofmann; 2017; Oxford University Press
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
T11 .H43 2016

Several Short Sentences About Writing
Verlyn Klinkenborg; 2012; Alfred A. Knopf
PN151 .K47 2012

Stylish Academic Writing
Helen Sword; 2012; Harvard University Press
LB2369 .S96 2012 and Available Online

They Say / I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing
Gerald Graff & Cathy Berkinstein; 2014; W.W. Norton & Company
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
PN161 .R28 2002

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

Why Write?: A Master Class on the Art and Value of Writing
Mark Edmundson; 2016; Bloomsbury
PE1404 .E286 2016

The Work of Writing: Insights and Strategies for Academics and Professionals
Elizabeth Rankin; 2001; Jossey-Bass
PE1404 .R356 2001

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

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

The Writer's Practice: Building Confidence in Your Nonfiction Writing
John Warner; 2019; Penguin Books
 PN145 .W374 2019

Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within
Natalie Goldberg; 1986; Random House
PN145 .G64 1986

Writing on the Job: Best Practices for Communicating in the Digital Age
Martha Coven; 2022; Princeton University Press
HF5718.5 .C69 2022

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

Writing to Learn
William Zinser; 1988; Harper & Row
PE1429 .Z53 1988

Writing with Power: Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process
Peter Elbow; 1998; Oxford University Press
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Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success
Wendy Laura Belcher; 2009; SAGE Publications Inc.
Z471 .B45 2009