Ivory Tower In the Rear-View Mirror – Dr. Ben Dumbauld

This month we introduce our new column, “Ivory Towers In The Rearview Mirror,” featuring interviews with PhDs who have charted a course unrelated to the tenure track, putting academia squarely in the rearview mirror. It will go up every Tuesday. … Continue reading

Book Coaching: Nurturing Ideas and the Writers Who Bring Them to Life [Real-Ac/Post-Ac Guest Post]

By Jennie Nash Jennie Nash is the founder and CEO of Author Accelerator, a company on a mission to help writers write books worth reading by training book coaches to support them through the entire creative process. She is also … Continue reading

Interview with Karen Kaplan, Senior Careers Editor at Nature

Karen Kaplan reached out to share thoughts on the academic job market. We had a great conversation and I learned a lot about STEM career paths which I am already bringing to clients and audiences. Then, she kindly allowed me … Continue reading

How to Prepare for a #RealAc Career Shift to Academic Editing – Guest Post

By Laura Portwood-Stacer, Ph.D. Laura Portwood-Stacer runs Manuscript Works, an editing and consulting business whose mission is to help academic authors achieve clarity and confidence in their published work. I invited her to submit this post. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If you’re a … Continue reading