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Slow Writing

Slow Writing is an idea dreamt up by David Didau and can be found on his excellent blog ‘The Learning Spy’.

“Over the past few years I’ve been experimenting with what, for want of a better idea, I’m calling Slow Writing. 469 more words

On Writing

In defence of book chapters

Writing book chapters is often discouraged in academia. Generally speaking, book chapters are less accessible for readers and do not generate as many citations. In quantified academia, they ‘count’ less. 643 more words

Academic Careers

Part 2.1 Burgundy

As he sat there chewing over the last strands of cress, a man wearing a burgundy suit and extravagant shoes stopped on his way past the table. 197 more words

Short Fiction

Slow Writers

I used to think there was something wrong with me. While other writers I knew were blazing through their manuscripts, I’d struggle to scrape together a few measly pages each week. 125 more words



I love planning a holiday. There is as much pleasure in the anticipation as there is in the execution. Right now, we are looking forward to our family trip to Japan, prompted by my participation in the… 746 more words

Slow Academia