Frequently Asked Question
If you click on a link that should automatically open Academic Writer, but does not, you need to authenticate your account. To authenticate your account, close out of the page that asks you to log into Academic Writer. Click on the Academic Writer link within Canvas on the left navigational toolbar. Click on the original link and it should automatically open the link within Academic Writer.
For details, see this video: https://galen.screencasthost.com/AcademicWriterAuthenticatingAcct.