ENG109: Creative Writing

Here's a time-saving list of the best resources for your class!

Researching for Creative Writing

  • On the Library homepage, enter a topic in the "Start Your Research Here" box, such as:
    • a subject you're writing about: a place, thing, emotion, etc.
    • or, find books about writing with this search: authorship OR "creative writ*"
  • Limit your search to Print Book or E-books

Researching Subjects

If you need just a quick overview or history on a topic you're writing about, use Gale eBooks.

  • This library database includes 700 encyclopedias on thousands of subjects.
  • It's easy to download these well-researched, fact-checked book chapters. 

If you need updated information on a current topic, try this database, which includes millions of articles from magazines, journals and major newspapers such as The New York Times:

Writers on Writing

Business and Career

Women Writers

General Writing

Flash Fiction Books

Writing Poetry

The Memoir

Creative Nonfiction

Advice on Becoming a Writer

Multicultural Writers