Submissions

Submissions for  the Journal of Writing Analytics are accepted on a rolling basis. Manuscripts submitted through September 15, 2021 will be considered for Volume 6 publication (anticipated December 2021 - January 2022). Editors invite submissions that address writing analytics in any of its many forms. Please submit your manuscripts at https://submissions.colostate.edu.

For more information about submitting to this and other journals and book series available through the WAC Clearinghouse, please see the Clearinghouse's Invitation to Contribute Scholarly Work and its Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Author Guidelines

Click on the links below for detailed author guidelines for each of the journal submission categories. 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to confirm their submission's compliance with all of the following items. Submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point Times Roman font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and figures and tables are placed at the end of the document. To indicate document placement, use the phrase "Insert Table (or Figure) X here."
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which can be found in the list above.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring Anonymous Review have been followed.

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses provided during submission of work to the journal will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of the journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Guidelines for Reviewers

The following guidelines for reviewers are provided as aids to preparing a document for submission. These documents indicate what reviewers will attend to as they review submissions.


The Journal of Writing Analytics is published by the WAC Clearinghouse. Copyright © by the authors and editors of the publications in the journal. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 United States License. The Journal of Writing Analytics is housed at the Ohio State University’s Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing and supported by the Department of English at the University of South Florida. ISSN 2474-7491