- “Going Public,” Vanderbilt SoTL Guide
Fitting Writing & Research Into Your Crazy Life
- Paul J. Silvia has written one of the most popular and to-the-point books on the subject: How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing (Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 2007).
- Also see: Boice, Robert. Advice for New Faculty Members. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon, 2000.
Managing Time for Research and Writing
Robert Boice addresses effective strategies for managing time for research and writing in Advice for New Faculty Members (Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon, 2000).
Kerry Ann Rockquemore wrote a series of pieces for Inside Higher Ed several years ago on making time for writing. Highlights from that series include:
- The Sunday Meeting September 20, 2010* (highly recommended)
- New Year, New Writing Habits October 17, 2009
- No More Post-Summer Regret June 7, 2010
- Shut Up and Write June 14, 2010
- Meet Your Bodyguard June 21, 2010
- Why Aren’t You Writing? June 28, 2010
- What’s Holding You Back? October 11, 2010
Joli Jensen is currently writing a series of pieces for the Chronicle of Higher Education’s career-focused online hub, Vitae, on finding time to research and write. Highlights from that series include:
- Who Knows Where the Writing Time Goes? January 31, 2014 (recommended)
- Face It: Your Decks Will Never Be Cleared August 29, 2014 (recommended)
- The Hidden Key to Productivity: Getting Smart About Energy March 14, 2014 (recommended)
- From Predator to Pet: Three Techniques for Taming Your Writing Project January 3, 2014
- The Road to Scholarly-Writing Utopia November 15, 2013