Looking for a resource to help you with professional and technical writing? Well, Purdue University’s “Online Writing Lab” (OWL) is a great resource!
In this second post of two, we’re going to introduce you to the many helpful writing-related resources that the OWL at Purdue offers for business.
Business Writing Resources
If you need to write something in the workplace and don’t have any templates to work from, the “Professional, Technical Writing” section of the OWL at Purdue is quite helpful. Within this section, you will find information on how to prepare documents like:
- Business Letters
- and Sales Letters
And if you need help with writing techniques, this section can also help you with:
- Audience Analysis
- Tone in Business Writing
- Accentuating the Positives in Business Letters
- and other Effective Workplace Writing tips
The OWL at Purdue also offers many “Subject-Specific Writing” resources. Some subjects covered include:
- Writing in Literature
- Writing in the Social Sciences
- Writing in Engineering
- Creative Writing
- Medical Writing
- Journalism and Journalistic Writing
- Writing in Nursing
- and Writing as a Veterinary Technician
Other Writing Help
If you need help with things like the writing process, grammar, and punctuation, the “General Writing” section of the OWL at Purdue has all sorts of information to help you out.
If ever you need help with writing—which you probably will—your first place to look should be the OWL at Purdue. Definitely bookmark this one for future use!
(1)- The Purdue Online Writing Lab website:
Links to More Information
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