Let’s talk about criticism, in particular criticism of our academic work. Criticism that challenges our methods, our arguments, our conclusions. Criticism that we personalize even though it’s not about us. Criticism that stings. But before we get … [Read more...] about The Art of Facing Criticism
By Jane Jones, Ph.D. Jane Jones, PhD is the founder of Up In Consulting, an editing and consulting business. She works with academic writers as well as writers of serious nonfiction to develop systems to sustain effective writing routines … [Read more...] about Five Article-Writing Mistakes and How to Fix Them – Guest Post
By Alice Kelly, Ph.D. Alice Kelly is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. She completed her PhD in English at Cambridge in 2014, with a year as a Fox Fellow at Yale, and before that she studied at Sussex, Reed College … [Read more...] about The UK Job Market Part II: Research By Numbers, or The REF
By TPII editor extraordinaire, Verena Hutter This is a continuation of our 2017 series on the Academic Cover Letter. After you’ve outlined your publications and planned publications, you’ll outline your second project. Two things right away: I … [Read more...] about Your Academic Cover Letter – The Second Project Paragraph
By Kel Weinhold, TPII Productivity Coach Ideas and strategies that inform my coaching in UNSTUCK: The Art of Productivity*. Perfect is not required. Published is. For many writers, the path to getting their work submitted disappears … [Read more...] about Productivity: Perfect Does Not Exist. Stop Trying.
By Verena Hutter and Karen Kelsky We continue in our series on the elements of the cover letter.... Scroll back over the last couple months to find the previous posts on self-introduction, content and contribution paragraphs! The heavy … [Read more...] about Pitfalls of the Publication Para
By Dr. Jane Jones Jane Jones, PhD, an academic editor and writing coach, founded Up In Consulting to work with faculty at all stages of their career to improve the quality of their writing and stay on track. She believes that you do your best … [Read more...] about Working With a Developmental Editor (A Guest Post)
By Kel Weinhold, TPII Productivity Coach Welcome to the Productivity Post and Podcast! Each Tuesday, I post a short blog post and recorded coaching session. One of the unifying characteristics of the writers I work with is their general … [Read more...] about Productivity Tuesday: Never finished. Never happy. Never mind.
By Kellee Weinhold, TPII Productivity Coach Welcome to the Productivity Post and Podcast! Each Tuesday, I post a short blog post and recorded coaching session. Keep reading and then click on the recording link below to learn how to recognize … [Read more...] about Productivity: False Beliefs (with coaching podcast!)
Kel and I just got back from our 3 1/2 week speaking tour of Ireland, Scotland, and England. We visited University of Manchester, University College Dublin, Maynooth University, St. Andrews University, University of Glasgow, SOAS (in an event hosted … [Read more...] about Productivity – Where To Find It?