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TAA Spring Webinars for Textbook & Academic Authors

Join us for these upcoming Text and Academic Authors Association webinars for textbook and academic authors. These 60-minute sessions connect you to experts sharing valuable advice on a variety of topics.

Cassie Premo SteeleGo Organic! Growing Your Writing Process From Seed to Harvest
Date: Wednesday, January 21, 3-4 p.m. ET

In this session with award-winning author and writing coach Cassie Premo Steele, PhD, of Co-Creating, LLC, participants will learn ways to move from the seed of an idea for a writing project, through the growth and development stages, and into a sustainable harvest. Practical tips for time management, work-life balance, and self care will be included. Let this be your most productive and nourishing writing year ever! Register

“It’s All Greek to Me”: Translating Statistical Writing

Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2-3 p.m. ET

Ami HansonStatistical writing is an important concept to understand for students, academic writers, researchers, and textbook authors alike. This style of writing is different from others because of its focus in formatting, statistical language, and sections of visual data. In this 60-minute webinar, Ami Hanson, Editor & Content Specialist for Elite Research, LLC, will present not only ways to understand statistical writing but also tips of how to write statistical language clearly in theses and dissertations, journal articles, and grant proposals. The session is geared mostly towards graduate students and their documents, but anyone is welcome if they want to learn more about writing statistical pieces, organizing technical documents, and maneuvering requirements. Register

Start Any Writing Project Easily With Docear
Date: Tuesday, March 17, 4-5 p.m. ET

sjeffcoldDocear is a free writing tool that includes mind-mapping and reference manager software. What makes Docear so great to use for writing is that notes and highlighted quotes you create in the .pdf files of your downloaded articles automatically appear in your mind map. Join S. Jeff Cold, Instructor of Information Technology at Utah Valley University, and watch how getting started with your writing project will be easy when everything you want to share is right there in front of you, visually arranged and referenced. Register

Textbook Author Roundtable Q&A

Date: Thursday, March 26, 4-5 p.m. ET

Textbook Author Roundtable Q&AWhat are your burning questions about textbook authoring? This is your opportunity to get them answered by three award-winning textbook authors: Steven Barkan, author of Criminology: A Sociological Understanding; Joseph Healey, author of Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Class: The Sociology of Group Conflict and Change; and Lorraine Papazian-Boyce, author of ICD-10-CM/PSC Coding: A Map for Success. Register