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Words of Wisdom

Writer's block is a fancy term made up by whiners so they can have an excuse to drink alcohol.

— Steve Martin

The handouts and links below will help with specific types of documents, from research papers and posters to oral presentations. For more general writing help, check out our Get It Written section.

Our consultants are always always available to help, too, online or in person. We suggest you make an appointment if you need to get feedback or direction on your writing project.

Also check out our alphabetical list of Handouts and Guides.

Academic Writing

In this section, you'll find guides to cover many commonly encountered academic writing tasks.

Professional Writing

The handouts and links below cover writing you may encounter as a professional, either while job-hunting or in the workplace.


This section focuses on oral presentations in different forms, from research posters to conference presentations, and also gives some general tips.

Creative Writing

If you have a creative streak, the advice from the resources listed here may inspire you.

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