Useful links

These are some useful links for writers and teachers of writing alike:

Guides to writing academic essays:

From the Royal Literary Fund: http://www.rlf.org.uk/fellowshipscheme/writing/index.cfm

From Plymouth University: http://www.learningdevelopment.plymouth.ac.uk/LDstudyguides/pdf/6Writingessays.pdf

From Dr Ellen Hurst at UCT (open access and free to download): http://opencontent.uct.ac.za/Engineering-and-the-Built-Environment/Academic-Literacy-Workshops-a-handbook-for-students-and-instructors

Informative blogs for doctoral students and academics writing for publication and supervising postgraduate students:

Patter (Pat Thomson) http://patthomson.wordpress.com

The Thesis Whisperer (Inger Mewburn): http://thesiswhisperer.com

Spaces and places to write and talk about your writing with other writers:

http://750words.com/

http://academicwritingclub.com/

http://www.scribophile.com/

Online writing labs (OWLs):

Purdue University: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

Colorado State University: http://writing.colostate.edu/

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