Links & Resources


Professional Organizations

Reference Materials

  • APA Style Guide: The APA Style Guide defines the editorial style that many of the social and behavioral sciences have adopted to present written material in the field.
  • Associated Press Stylebook: The AP Stylebook is a writing style guide for journalists.
  • Chicago Manual of Style: The Chicago Manual of Style provides recommendations on editorial style and publishing practices for the digital age.
  • The Elements of Style: The Elements of Style is a classic reference book that gives the principal requirements of plain English style and concentrates its attention on the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated.


Forums and Communities

  • TechWhirl: TechWhirl is a searchable resource for the technical writing community, with a collection of tips, tricks and ideas from the TECHWR-L email mailing list and magazine.

LinkedIn Technical Writing Forum: This Linked forum discusses trends and issues affecting technical writers and the technical communications world.