Write No Matter What – Advice for Academics

Write No Matter What - Advice for Academics

With growing academic responsibilities, family commitments, and inboxes, scholars are struggling to fulfill their writing goals. A finished book or even steady journal articles may seem like an impossible dream. But, as Joli Jensen proves, it really is possible to write happily and productively in academe. Jensen begins by busting the myth that universities are supportive writing environments. She points out that academia, an arena dedicated to scholarship, offers pressures that actually prevent scholarly writing. She shows how to acknowledge these less-than-ideal conditions, and how to keep these circumstances from draining writing time and energy. Jensen introduces tools and techniques that encourage frequent, low-stress writing. She points out common ways writers stall and offers workarounds that maintain productivity. Her focus is not on content, but on how to overcome whatever stands in the way of academic writing.Write No Matter What draws on popular and scholarly insights into the writing process and stems from Jensen's experience designing and directing a faculty writing program.
With more than three decades as an academic writer, Jensen knows what really helps and hinders the scholarly writing process for scholars in the humanities, social sciences,and sciences. Cut down the academic sword of Damocles, Jensen advises. Learn how to write often and effectively, without pressure or shame. With her encouragement, writers of all levels will find ways to create the writing support they need and deserve.

  • Format: Paperback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 140 x 216 x 10mm | 214g
  • Publication date: 02 May 2017
  • Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
  • Imprint: University of Chicago Press
  • Publication City/Country: United States
  • Language: English
  • ISBN10: 022646170X
  • ISBN13: 9780226461700
  • Bestsellers rank: 141,864

More Books:

Write No Matter What
Language: en
Pages: 179
Authors: Joli Jensen
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-28 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Writing in academe. Letting go of the dream ; Demystifying academic writing ; Craftsman attitude -- Using tools that work. Three taming techniques ; Securing ti
How to Write Songs on Guitar
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Rikky Rooksby
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

Explains how to create songs to be played on guitar, including advice on such basics of songwriting as structure, rhythm, melody, and lyrics.
Reports
Language: en
Pages: 1108
Authors: Great Britain. Royal Commission on University Education in Wales
Categories: Education, Higher
Type: BOOK - Published: 1918 - Publisher:

Parliamentary Papers
Language: en
Pages: 730
Authors: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
Categories: Bills, Legislative
Type: BOOK - Published: 1918 - Publisher:

Novel & Short Story Writer's Market
Language: en
Pages: 662
Authors:
Categories: Authorship
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher:

Cincinnati Magazine
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors:
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

Cincinnati Magazine taps into the DNA of the city, exploring shopping, dining, living, and culture and giving readers a ringside seat on the issues shaping the
Bird by Bird
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Anne Lamott
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-18 - Publisher: Anchor

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An essential volume for generations of writers young and old. The twenty-fifth anniversary edition of this modern classic will con
Report
Language: en
Pages: 740
Authors: Commonwealth Shipping Committee
Categories: Shipping
Type: BOOK - Published: 1918 - Publisher:

2006 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market
Language: en
Pages: 662
Authors:
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: