Writing Resources

The Writing Skills Improvement Program (WSIP)

WSIP offers a variety of services for the UArizona community, including free workshops, one-on-one tutoring, and more. 

WSIP Regular Free Writing Workshops Fall 2020 

WSIP offers a regular series of 50-minute workshops weekly throughout the semester. Attendance* is FREE for all. Workshops are interactive and activity-based. Participants are encouraged to bring samples of their own writing to practice skills. *All workshops will be held online.

Writing (and More!) Resources

In this page you will find links to WSIP "Tips" sheets, handouts, and quality writing-related materials from outside organizations.

Postdoctoral Writing Accountability Groups

A postdoctoral appointment is an excellent opportunity to build your research and publication record. But writing can be intimidating and it is easy to let other responsibilities get in the way of writing productivity. Research shows that joining a writing accountability group can improve publication rates and promote work-life balance.

In the words of a UA postdoc: “My writing accountability group has encouraged me to change from binge writer (intense bursts right before a deadline) to a more regular writer... Accountability groups are a must for postdocs who want to increase their writing productivity!”

We hope you will join a Postdoctoral Writing Accountability Group!

To join a group fill out this simple form here.

Writing Efficiency Sessions

If you are working on an intensive writing project like a dissertation, thesis, journal article, or grant proposal and you would like to increase your writing productivity, consider joining Writing Efficiency Sessions. They are free to attend and can help you move ahead on your writing projects. The atmosphere is a structured, yet laid back group writing space. More information