Prof. Kerry Ann Rockquemore has a new series beginning this week in Inside Higher Ed on the struggles of academic writers, in which she asks:
Why does the perfectly common experience of getting stuck in our writing feel like a dirty little secret? Why do we ALL think that we’re the only ones who struggle with writing? And why is our first response to writing problems self-isolation, self-flagellation and avoidance of the very types of community that would help us to move gracefully through our writing resistance?
If you are hoping to initiate or to revive your scholarly publication, I would invite you to follow Rockquemore’s evidence-based advice, beginning this week: