The Scholarly Writing Process: A Short Guide (Short Guides Book 1)
A Short Guide to the Scholarly Writing Process focuses on writing as a process, from your i ...more
This is a brilliant short guide with very direct and helpful advice about the scholarly writing process. As a short guide (40 pages) you have to take it for what it is. It is not a comprehensive guide or workbook, but straight forward advice with a very pleasant writing style.
If this is any indication, I've rushed to buy the 'Finding Time for Scholarly Writing ...more
Despite the fact that we know that academic writing is merely a process of communicating with other scholars, it's easy for it to take on a life of its own. What I found particularly useful was that the author elevated the emotional aspects of writing - both what gets us into writing and what keeps us from it - rather than just focusing on procedural concerns.
Another important takeaway for me from this book was reminding me that the same i ...more
I have a PhD in Sociology from the University of Essex and worked as both a Lecturer in Sociology and later a programme officer and policy analyst for a research funding agency before starting my own business supporting academics with writing, publishing, juggling their myriad responsibilities, and career planning to centre their own priorities. >
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