Most of the tips and advice we’ve shared during Academic Writing Month have centered on writing as a habit. Rather than binge-writing in advance of a deadline, the best writers set aside time each day to draft. This approach leads to better writing and healthier writers. We hope you’ll consider trying some of these techniques in your own writing practice.
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While some of the information in this video (on the depletion of willpower) has recently been challenged, this is still a nice summary of the conventional wisdom about how to get past our natural tendency to procrastinate important tasks like writing.
The Council of American Overseas Research Centers is pleased to offer a focused regional fellowship program enabling pre- and early postdoctoral scholars to carry out research in the humanities and related social sciences in countries bordering the Mediterranean and served by American overseas research centers. Funding for this program is generously provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. [Read more…]