Writing Resources for Graduate Students

Around Mason

Time and Space to Write

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

Graduate Life Writing Days
Fall 2020: Saturday, November 7, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Spring 2021: TBA, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Workshops and Workshop Series

"Thriving in Graduate School" workshop series — The Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning

"Maximizing Productivity" workshop series — Graduate Student Life 

"Preparing for Careers in the Academy" workshop series — The Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning

Writing Center workshops

Library Research Skill/Tool workshops

Events 

Gradstravaganza
Friday, August 21, 2020
Mini workshops promoting success in grad school, including one on "Making the Commitment to Writing." Sponsored by Graduate Student Life.

Graduate Research Connections (GRADReCon)
Thursday, October 29, 2020
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

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