How to surprise yourself with productive summer writing

Writing Productivity Shouldn't Be a Surprise: Think Through Your Summer Plan with Wisdom, Intention, and TruthfulnessJoin the PhD of Productivity, Meggin McIntosh, on June 18th at 2:00pm ET for the TAA Summer Webinar, “Writing Productivity Shouldn’t Be a Surprise: Think Through Your Summer Plan with Wisdom, Intention, and Truthfulness”.

McIntosh, Professor Emerita (University of Nevada, Reno), is an author, coach, and workshop leader. She works with overwhelmed academics who would prefer to be overjoyed, instead. If you want to keep your “wits” about you this summer, i.e., your wisdom, intention, and truthfulness, attend this session to learn how to plan thoughtfully and with integrity. [Read more…]

How to actually complete your writing projects: One bite at a time

elephantIn her 2018 TAA Conference presentation, “Hunks, Chunks, & Bites: Plan Writing Projects So You Actually Complete Them!”, Meggin McIntosh shared some practical advice on tackling projects in a way that gets them done.

According to McIntosh, academics have between 20 and 50+ writing projects at any given time, but “people don’t do projects.” Projects can be broken into hunks, but you don’t do hunks. Hunks can be broken into chunks, but you don’t do chunks. Chunks can be broken into bites. You do bites! Here’s how. [Read more…]

Join us for 10/23 & 30 TAA Webinar on Managing Your Large & Small Writing Projects

Managing Your Large and Small Writing ProjectsJoin us Thursday October 23 & 30 from 3-4 p.m. ET for this two-part TAA webinar, “Hunks, Chunks and Bites (or How to Eat an Elephant): How to Manage Your Large & Small Writing Projects,” presented by Meggin McIntosh, PhD, President of Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Free for Members. Click here to register
. Non-members: Join TAA for only $30. [Read more…]