Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
More Advice on Getting Started
Writing Academically @ GW
How to Generate Ideas
At GW, we strongly believe that students are emergent scholars. By this we mean that we see our student-colleagues as writers capable of producing ideas and insights that are worth reading because they are both original and situated in existing scholarship.
The GW Writing Center
A staff of well-trained peer consultants is ready to help with any stage of the writing process -- including brainstorming a topic.