Online Writing Center

Employers from all sectors tell us that effective communication skills are essential in today’s workplace. The Online Writing Center (OWC) offers resources designed to help you develop these skills. Western instructors offer assistance with a variety of assignments. We have also organized resources in a handbook format to help you with specific writing topics.

Online Feedback

As a Western student, you can submit drafts of your writing assignments and receive feedback from a Western writing instructor for free!

Go to the Submission Form

Writing Resources

You are encouraged to use these free resources created by Western instructors to help you with your writing.

The Writing Process

Crafting The Message

Effective Essays

Writing with Research

Gathering Research

Using Research Correctly

Preparing the Works Cited

Types Of Writing

Modes of Writing

Business Writing

Resume Writing

Sentence Basics

Usage

Punctuation

WINK: An Online Journal

Western's online journal, WINK, contains sample essays, speeches, and other documents, many of which are written by Western students.