Boice, Robert (1990). Professors as Writers. New Forums.
Note: A well researched, balanced and practical guide focused on improving productivity in academia, though it applies to all writers
Boice, Robert (1990). The New Faculty Member. Jossey-Bass.
Note: Addresses writing and a number of other issues for junior faculty
Boice, Robert (1994). How Writers Journey to Comfort and Fluency. Praeger.
Note: A comprehensive description of his knowledge and advice for writers of all types
Burka, J and Yuen, L (1983). Procrastination. Addison-Wesley.
Bolker, Joan (1998). Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day. Owl Books.
Burns, David (1992). Feeling Good. Avon.
Note: Helpful techniques from cognitive therapy to address problems with perfectionism, negative self-talk, depression, anxiety and other issues
Cameron, Julia (1998). The Artist's Way. Putnam.
Note: The daily writing exercise prescribed in this book is potentially useful to all blocked writers
Elbow, Peter (1973). Writing Without Teachers. Oxford University Press.
Goldberg, Natalie(1988). Writing Down the Bones. Shambala
Goldberg, Natalie (1990). Wild Mind. Bantam.
Note: These two similar books offer numerous tips and exercises to promote the flow of writing; good for people who struggle with early over-editing and excessive self-criticism
Kirsch, Gesa. (1993). Women Writing the Academy. Southern Illinois University Press.
Note: Issues and challenges for women academic writers
Lamott, Ann (1994). Bird by Bird. Pantheon.
Note: A humane and humorous approach to the emotional challenges of being a writer
Moxley and Lenker (1995). The Politics and Process of Scholarship. Greenwood Press.
Note: Essays on a number of issues related to writing and publishing in academia
Nelson, Victoria (1993). On Writer's Block. Houghton-Mifflin.
Olsen, Tillie (1979). Silences. Dell.
Note: An author's account of the experience of being unable to write for years due to other responsibilities
Rico, Gabrielle (1983). Writing the Natural Way. Tarcher.
Rose, Mike (1985). When a Writer Can't Write. Guilford.
Sternberg, David (1981). How to Complete and Survive a Doctoral Dissertation. St. Martin's.