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Publishing In Color Conference: Unforgettable Sights and Sounds

June 30, 2018

Is there a need for new writing conferences?

This is a question that sometimes arises when writers gather. The day before Publishing in Color… 1,385 more words

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A Writer's First Sale

I think most writers will identify, at least a little bit, with the article below, which I wrote ages ago to try to convey the wonderful feeling and circumstances of my own first sale… I give it here as a public service to those who may not have felt the joy of publication yet.  381 more words

Staff Academic Writing

by Amanda Roberts

I joined my current university mid-career. Having begun my teaching career as an English teacher, I ended this phase of my working life 20 years later as a headteacher of a closing school.  605 more words

Teaching Learning & Assessment

Conference Season and My Year in Review

April 28, 2018

Writing conference season is in full swing. Many writers wonder if attending a conference is worth the time and money.

Short answer? Yes! 1,324 more words

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Academic writing: making (some) sense of a complex 'practice of mystery'

This is a second post linked to my own insights about academic writing at postgraduate and postdoctoral level, gleaned from working with a range of student and early career writers over the last few years. 1,351 more words

Writing Process

What does it mean to 'sound academic' in your writing?

I have been reading a lot of other people’s writing lately, which has kind of sapped my own creative energies. However, it really has got me thinking about a few issues related to helping other people to improve their writing, which I’ll share over a few posts. 1,164 more words

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Contributor Copy Reading - An Eclectic Mix

I’ve decided that, since people seem interested, I’ll be making the writing roundups of contributor copies I read a regular feature of the blog.  I’ve recently gone through three contributor’s copies of books that contained my work from 3 or 4 years ago (I make no apologies for this.  552 more words