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About This Guide

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The purpose of this guide is two fold: to provide a repository of materials that may be of use to the IPFW Faculty Writing Circle, and to serve as a resource on writing for IPFW faculty in general.

This book is recommended, and is available in the library:
P 301.5 .A27 W67 2013

cover of the book Working with Faculty Writers

Also recommended is Writing for Peer Reviewed Journals: Strategies for Getting Published. Click cover to look inside.

Writing Together

The resources below provide content on starting writing groups, benefits, and other support resources.

Library Search Strategies

This video, prepared by Shannon Johnson, can guide you in getting started with a literature search using the IPFW databases (28 minutes, 44 seconds).

Writing Circle Basic Library Search


Additional Files

On November 8, 2013, we presented "Faculty Writing Circles: Freedom to Explore and Flourish" at the POD Conference in Pittsburgh. The following resources are related to that presentation.


Faculty Writing Circle

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Our members meet weekly.  We also will help you start a writing circle. In our sessions, we begin without discussion so that we may write, or review or search literature for our projects. In the last 15-20 minutes, we report progress and next steps.

  • Friday, May 16, 2014 to Friday, Aug 8, 2014: Summer Writing Time
    9:00-11:30 Library 440A, EITC Room


  • Susan Ahrens
  • Martha Coussement
  • Ludy Goodson
  • Shannon Johnson
  • Irwin Mallin
  • Deb Poling
  • Pam Reese
  • Kate White


Writing Circle Wiki

We have not actively been using the wiki, but may revisit this device at a later time.


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