The evidence base shows that a daily writing habit, even for as few as 30 minutes each day, makes you a more productive writer than does waiting to write until you have long uninterrupted periods of time. Ellen Sussman, writing for the creative writing magazine Poets & Writers (Nov./Dec. 2011), offers guidance on developing "A … Continue reading Sussman: Cultivating the Daily Writing Habit
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In a continuing series in Inside Higher Ed by Kerry Ann Rockquemore to foster faculty writing, this week's installment "Why Aren't You Writing?" distills the considerable evidence base established by Joseph Ferrari and his colleagues in procrastination studies and Robert Boice and others on faculty productivity. In this week's installment, Rockquemore asks you to consider if … Continue reading Inside Higher Ed: Why Aren’t You Writing?
Kerry Ann Rockquemore writing recently in Inside Higher Ed discusses how to jump start your summer writing, including a frank assessment of what you need and what you need to do to make progress on your writing projects. "No More Post-Summer Regret" discusses challenges and offers sound advice for developing a plan: Identify goals and … Continue reading Rockquemore: Summer Writing
Rachel Toor, writing in The Chronicle of Higher Education, observes: You can find a lot of advice out there on writing. Many writers have come up with beautiful, funny, and quotable sentences about writing and what's required to make it happen. Most of them have to do with discipline. "Don't get up," says Ron Carlson." … Continue reading Chronicle: Habit of Writing