Writing to Publish Pathfinder

*A place to begin to explore writing for publication, not an exhaustive list.  

Cambridge Campus Library of ARCC

Resources for Rhetoric & Writing Assistance:  

APA Style Purdue University OWL Citing sources

Columbia guide to online style  Walker  Ref PN171.F56 W35

Garbl's Writing Center  Larson, Journalist & Comm Spec.

Online Etymology Dictionary

Merriam Webster's Dictionary

Modern Word  Ruch

Oxford thesaurus, Urdang. Ref PE2832 .U7 1992

PoeWar Writing Center

Thesaurus.com. Lexico 

Webster's ninth new collegiate dictionary.  Ref PE1628.W5638

Writer’s Digest Dictionary of Concise Writing, Fiske.  Ref PE1460.F47

The Writing Coach  CC's Dr. Kate Maurer's  lectures on  rhetoric & academic writing


Suggested Library of Congress subjects for searching:
 MnPALS library catalog :
or Academic Search Premier Periodical* Index :
*Remote (Home) DB access: login w/ barcode & pw (your last name)

Library Locations for browsing :  

PE1112 Handbooks

PE1404 –1460 Rhetoric and style

PN137-160 Publication guidelines

PN1996 Film writing

PN3373 Short stories

-Creative Writing
Authorship--Style manuals
-Children’s Literature
Crime Writing
Short Story

English language--Rhetoric
Literary Style
Advertising Copy
Feature Writing
Technical Writing
Travel Writing

Films on Demand* streaming videos:
Enter your topic or keyword  & >>Titles (not Segments) >> Search to find full-length films on topics like Writing. Advanced Search allows you to limit to pub date, etc. Login w/ bc & pw (your last name) for all dbs.



Journals Which Accept Creative Writing:

Artforum PO Box 423 Moorhead, MN 56560 Poetry, short stories essay

Courtland Review  Online Literary Magazine in audio

Mudlark: An Electronic Journal of Poetry & Poetics

Sewanee Review
:  Print magazine publishes poetry & fiction

Zoetrope:  Publishes print short fiction. Founded by Francis Ford-Coppola .


Recommended Websites
for Writers:

Center for Public Integrity: Investigative Journalism in the Public Interest

Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc

Contemporary Literary Criticism Ref PN771.C59

 GALE Discovering Collection (Select Advanced to search Authors/Literary topics)

National Writing Project professional development writing teachers

Newswise Press releases: journalists in science, medicine, business, economy

VOANews.com Official US government news source abroad

Poets.org Academy of American Poets

Undercover Reporting: Deception for Journalism's Sake

Writing Center Handouts UofNC, Chapel Hill Writing Ctr

Organizations for Writers

The Loft Literary Center  located at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts.   Writing contests & Grants available
Minnesota Center for Book Arts  Minneapolis, MN

Writing Listservs 
Online d
iscussion groups. Be sure to save directions for un-subscribing...listservs can overwhelm your email!
ENG-162B Professional Writing Forum:
Phantom Tollbooth Writers: subscribe ptwriters-list
Inklings: subscribe at:
Poetry: subscribe at

Publishing Resources  (print & online)

Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market  Ref PN147.5 .C48

Copyright Clearance Center

Insider's guide to getting an agent  Perkins PN163.P47

Internet Writing Journal  Be aware this is a commercial site.

Library Publishing Toolkit Allison P. Brown, SUNY Genesco Milne Lib & Monroe Co.

Literary Market Place R.R. Bowker   Ref PN161 .L5  

Novel & Short Story Writer's Mkt  Ref PN3355.F47

 U.S. Copyright Office Online registration +Fair use defined

Writer  (print journal in CCLibrary)

Writer's Market  (print journal in CCLibrary)

Writer’s Market  Ref PN161 .W83

Writer's Web   Univ. of Richmond

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