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Setting a Writing Routine and Sticking with It

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Writing a Successful Academic Book Proposal

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Turning Your Dissertation into a Book

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Productively Working with an Editor

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Getting the Most Out of Writing Groups

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Writing for Non-Academic Audiences

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Revising Seminar Papers into Publications

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Dissertation Help: Early Planning and Where to Start

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Dissertation Writing Tips: Organizing Your Dissertation Chapters

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How to Get Re-Inspired by an Old Project

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Articles

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Writing Routines and Rituals to Get Those Projects Done

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How to Create Realistic Writing Deadlines

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How to Start a Writing Group (and Why You Should)

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Structuring Your Dissertation or Next Book

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Why and How to Write a Book Review

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Brainstorming: Where to Begin When Lacking Inspiration

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Using Recursive Outlines for Writing

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When to Hire an Academic Editor and Indexer

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Writing a Kick-Ass Conference Abstract or Proposal

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How to Punch Up Your Academic Writing with Storytelling

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How to Write Public Scholarship

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Ideas on Fire’s Favorite Books on Writing

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Responding to Reader Reports: The Big Picture

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Responding to Reader Reports: The Nitty-Gritty

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Dissertating While Parenting: Not Such a Contradiction

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How to Write a Great Speaker or Author Bio

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How to Trim Down an Article or Chapter that Is Too Long

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Practical Strategies for Taking Notes

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The Benefits of Creative Writing

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How to Write a Peer Review Report (without Being a Jerk)

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Understanding Conference and Journal Article Rejection

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Footnotes, Endnotes, and the Authorial Conversation

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Jumpstarting an Interdisciplinary Oral History Project

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Staying Curious About Your Research

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Podcast episodes

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Yolanda Wisher on Finding Time to Write While Teaching

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Amber Jamilla Musser on the Feminist Ethics of Co-Authoring

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Shaka McGlotten on Creativity and the Scholarly Voice

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Francesca T. Royster on Writing Courageously

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Shanté Paradigm Smalls on Writing Practice and/as Meditation

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Alix Olson on Switching Between Writing Genres

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Dennis Norris II on How Writing a Novel Differs from Writing Short Stories and Articles

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E. Patrick Johnson on Writing and Creativity Rituals

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Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha on Spirituality and Writing Rituals

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Ebony Elizabeth Thomas on How Fiction Writing and Scholarly Writing Inspire Each Other

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Jenn M. Jackson on Why We Need to Unlearn Academic Norms to Write Great Public Scholarship

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Jade S. Sasser on Approaching Scholarly Writing as Creative Writing

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Felami Burgess on Writing Fiction Alongside Scholarship

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Tala Khanmalek on Finding a Queer Femme of Color Writing Practice

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Imani Perry on Nurturing Your Writing Self

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Minal Hajratwala on How to Write Like a Unicorn

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Lynn Comella on the Labor of Cultivating Your Writing Voice

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Sandra Ruiz on Writing a Book from Conviction

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Sara Bernstein on the Freedom of Writing Public Scholarship

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Elizabeth J. Chin on the Personal Scholarly Voice and Memoir

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Sawyer Lovett on Writing Queer Southern Zines and Memoirs

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Tania Lizarazo on Writing for and With Diverse Communities

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Tavia Nyong'o on Pitching to Public Writing Venues

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Emilly Prado on Bringing Her Journalistic Lens to Bear on Writing a Book

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Melody Jue on What Scuba Diving Teaching You about Writing

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Kiki Petrosino on Writing from the Body

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