Writing Resources

While History papers can vary immensely in terms of objectives and content, there are some professor-approved general guidelines which can improve your overall writing and your grades.

Below you’ll find both online and physical resources hand-picked by the Department which address both style and structure so you can craft a masterpiece every time. 

Revising Prose (reserve your copy at the McGill Library here) – Richard Lanham
Steering the Craft – Ursula Le Guin

Online Resources:

The McGill Writing Centre offers a number of resources which may benefit students.
Max Sebald’s Writing Tips

Routes of Writing

Guide for writing a history paper (PDF)

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