From @LSEImpactBlog, a review of a new book on academic working conditions, Publish or Perish by Imad A. Moosa.
From @ResearchEx, an interesting way to blend the advice to “write no matter what” and “write when inspired”.
From @LSEImpactBlog, potential benefits of collective supervision for first-year PhD students.
From @scholarlykitchn, a new form of predatory publishing, the fraudulent acceptance letter.
From @UVenus, important reflections on parenting in academia.
From @DrHelenKara, a review of six books on academic productivity.
From @raulpacheco, building a sustained writing practice through small attainable goals.
From @LSEImpactBlog, research into the relationship between revision and impact in research articles.
From @chronicle, Geoffrey Pullum on why we don’t need a blanket prohibition on expletive constructions.
From @StephenBHeard, a thoughtful response to a perennial question about writing methods sections in a way that avoids self-plagiarism.
From @LSEImpactBlog, reflections on positionality and PhD researchers researching academia.
From @GradHacker, an interesting conversation on how grad students can navigate using names and titles in academia.
From @ProfHacker, why blogs are still a great space for researchers.
From @LSEImpactBlog, how talking about the ethics of care influences our understanding of gender in academia.
From @ThomsonPat, envisioning the authorial voice as that of a master of ceremony.
From @DocwritingSIG, advice for doctoral writers on managing supervisors.
From @insidehighered, @joshmkim offers an argument for making academic conferences better for families.
From @LSEImpactBlog, a re-post of my recent piece on the hazards of treating writing challenges as writer’s block.
From @ProfessorIsIn, a guest post from @MainelyHistory on why #quitlit is a problematic term.
From @DocwritingSIG, an interesting account of the exercise of counting how long it takes to write a doctoral thesis.
From @StephenBHeard, ideas about making academic conferences more enjoyable for introverts.
From @GradHacker, some alternatives to feeling bad about not writing.
From @DocwritingSIG, how precise diction can strengthen academic writing and increase formality.
From @ArrantPedantry, an interesting take on the power dynamics of identifying a term as skunked.
From @LSEImpactBlog, a summary of interviews with academics identifying what makes them productive writers.
From @chronicle, Anne Curzan on using administrative influence to deliberately change house style.
From @katrinafee, the particular challenges and rewards of interdisciplinary research.
From @chronicle, @katiefitzpat on the power of friendship in graduate school.
From @NigelESL, helpful thoughts about why teaching genre in an EAP context may be more valuable than calls for critical thinking.
From @LSEImpactBlog, using the concept of cruel optimism to understand the post-PhD period for those outside the tenure track.
From @DocwritingSIG, the emotional and ethical dimensions of doctoral research.
From @ProfHacker, a profile of @vcheplygina’s work on failure in academic life.
From @serenissimaj, searching for the metaphor that reflects your dissertation writing experience.
From @ProfHacker, an introduction to @evalantsoght’s interviews on how people work in academia.
From @thesiswhisperer, her expert answers to common dissertation worries.
From @thesiswhisperer, @katrinafee on ways to streamline your academic writing.
From @ThomsonPat, using illustrations effectively in a thesis.
From @ProfHacker, an introduction to @EllieMackin’s interviews on planning in academic work.
From @DocwritingSIG, a toolkit for establishing and maintaining research writing groups.
From @ThomsonPat, detailing all the elements of the academic writing process to explain why it is so hard.
From @StephenBHeard, using the prospect of writing a method section to check the desirability of that method.
From @DocwritingSIG, concrete description of the organization of a graduate writing camp.
From @ThomsonPat, how to ensure that a thesis conclusion does the necessary work.
From @LSEImpactBlog, the role of scholarly publishing in processing and interpreting new research.
From @NYTimes, how to establish momentum by creating and meeting really small goals.
From @chroniclevitae, some insights to make the dissertation writing process more transparent.