Subject-Specific Writing Guides

Different genres of writing have slightly different writing styles. Find the best subject-specific style guides.

We talked with college professors and professional writers and editors and developed what they think is a list of the best resources for you.

If you are looking for more general writing style guides, then go to General Writing Style Guides.

You may also want to go to the’s Reference Libraries Page to see about the availability of the books in your area.

Finally, you may also want to see if there is an online version of the style guide by visiting Writing Reference Sites on the Web.

This section is divided according to the following subject-specific writing guides:

  1. Writing About Literature
  2. Business Writing
  3. Creative Writing
  4. Science/Technical Writing
  5. Journalism/Public Relations Writing
  6. Other Writing Guides
  7. Other Writing Resource Books