Tweed Resources

Scroll down for original resources in three categories:

TOOLS & PRINTABLES: Compendium of Academic Verbs, Critique Me cover-page template, Writer-at-Work door tag

DISSERTATION-TO-BOOK GUIDES: Step-by-step guides to revising a dissertation into a book manuscript (new editions coming soon!)

WRITING PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION: Computer wallpaper and printable posters to motivate writers


Tools & Printables


Working-from-Home Door Tags

PDFs available in color and mono. To reinforce, print on card stock—or mount on a manila folder!

Tweed’s Ever-Expanding Compendium of Academic Verbs

PDF of 250 verbs useful for discussing scholarship (state, advocate, problematize, elucidate, etc.)



Critique Me

A customizable form to use as a cover sheet when sending drafts to friends and colleagues for feedback

Scholarly Resolution Form

Fill in this certificate to solidify your scholarly resolutions. Any time of year is a great time to think about the reasons for a goal, break it down into steps, decide on resources to consult, and commit to rewarding yourself for achieving it.

Writer-at-Work Door Tag Template

PDF, 3 to a page (give extras to friends and colleagues)


Tweed establishes the Writing Progress Administration to put writers back to work! Initiatives include recasting writing as public work, skill-building, and professional training. Authors are the backbone of a critical and informed society and therefore deserve relief—even if it takes the form of computer wallpapers and printable posters.

Below is a smattering of the WPA’s pro-writer propaganda; visit the blog for all WPA productions.

And don’t forget about the Tweed blog!

You People Are the Best

I've been floored by the positive response to my academic valentines this week. Honestly, that you are finding them amusing makes me pleased as punch. Thanks for making this Valentine's Day exceptionally tweedy!

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