Jason Wrench, Associate Professor in Communication and Media at the State University of New York at New Paltz, share some advantages…
8 Ways to maximize the joy of writing
Maximizing my happiness and enjoyment of life is my top priority, and that includes my academic freelance writing.
Like me, you probably spend a lot of time writing. Life is short — make sure you get the most joy out of your writing time by following these 8 tips.
1. Write About What Interests You
Specialize in an academic writing niche you love and you’ll find you look forward to your work. You’ll also likely find greater success: you’ll be more enthusiastic when pitching projects to editors or clients, and you’ll get a lot more done in a given time period.
5 Tips & strategies to increase writing productivity
TAA has hosted many dynamic audio conferences focused on increasing writing productivity and writing project success. Following are five specific…
The value of blogging about your textbook
As a supplement to a February 2012 TAA webinar, “The Benefits of Blogging About Your Textbook”, presented by Kevin Patton,…
What to consider before co-authoring
Co-authorship can be an extremely valuable experience for academic authors, but it can also pose unique challenges. When selecting a co-author it is important to consider several factors—including his or her area of expertise, writing ability and personality—in order to ensure that the co-author experience is a positive and successful one. It is also important to assess a potential co-author’s level of commitment to ensure that all parties are truly vested in the project.