My goal for this blog is that it becomes a library of useful things, so I'm sharing this conversation to this library. My goal for this conversation about accountability and related issues is to help you think about what supports your writing and how you can develop a writing practice that works … [Read more...] about More on accountability: Rachael Cayley, productivity, ethics, and hard work
Part of the Meeting With Your Writing process involves sharing some of your accomplishments with the group. In August, when N shared that she had submitted the proofs of her book to the publisher, another participant asked her if she minded sharing more of her process and how she got the book … [Read more...] about A story from A Meeting With Your Writing
Recently, I received this query: Hi Jo, I've been trying to publish my dissertation for a while now since completing it 7 years ago. The manuscript has been rejected twice and reviewers have noted that the data is too dated. My question is should I keep trying or just let it go? I am applying for … [Read more...] about Does it matter for tenure whether you’ve published from the PhD?
It is a fact of life that if you want an academic job you need to publish. I wrote a bit about this over on the Careers Café blog at University Affairs. For most early career academics, or PhD students contemplating academic careers, this means thinking about your dissertation. Why publish your … [Read more...] about Publishing from your dissertation