Writing Resources for Graduate Students

Around Mason

Time and Space to Write

Weekly Graduate Write-Ins (in-person and on Zoom)
Fridays during the fall and spring terms, 9:30 - 1:00

Workshops and Workshop Series

Workshops offered by Graduate Student Life

"Maximizing Productivity" workshop series (on video)— Graduate Student Life

Writing Center workshops

Workshops offered by the Digital Scholarship Center (software for data visualization, text analysis, and qualitative and quantitative analysis)

Library Research Skill/Tool workshops


Please stay tuned for fall 2024 dates!
Mini workshops promoting success in grad school, including one on "Making the Commitment to Writing." Sponsored by Graduate Student Life.

Graduate Research Connections (GRADReCon)
Please stay tuned for fall 2024 dates!
A day of workshops on topics essential to your success in grad school, including one on "Writing a Review of the Literature." Sponsored by Graduate Student Life and the University Libraries

Thesis/Dissertation Week
February 12 - 16, 2024
A series of workshops on topics such as beginning your project, project management, and writing productivity. Thesis/diss week events are listed on the Graduate Life Events page.

Online Resources

Academic Blogs for Grad Writers

Explorations of Style

The Thesis Whisperer

DoctoralWriting SIG

Writing Reviews of the Literature

Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students
North Carolina State's excellent 10-minute presentation