Lions and Tigers and Bears!

This summer I’ve got a number of writing projects on the docket: a book proposal, two articles, and sections of an ebook on which I’m collaborating. In an effort to be more organized and productive, For the collaborative writing piece I’m using Google Docs, and have found that Google Drive is at least moderately helpful in keeping the sections and sub-sections organized. I have some issues with Google Drive’s imposition of folder structure and hiccoughs…

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Terras on tracking article downloads

I’ve been reading Melissa Terras’s musings on the relative benefits of presenting and representing one’s publications in social media. Today she writes about following up with journals to find out what kind of traction an article is getting in terms of digital downloads. Well worth the read and good practice. Melissa Terras’ Blog: When was the last time you asked how your published research was doing?.

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Word search

Just read today’s ProfHacker “Writer’s Bootcamp” piece. After submitting an essay within the last hour I’m feeling less a sense of writer’s block and more a sense of writer’s burnout, but I could really have used Visuwords¬†as I edited that essay: how many times can one write “project” in 10,000 words without feeling ridiculous? Answer: 76, plus all sorts of increasingly silly synonyms. Anyway, thanks to Billie Hara and ProfHacker for pointing me at a…

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