A few words of advice on how to approach, and finish, your first book.
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Are you searching for more sources out of curiosity or fear?
The problem may be that you are approaching your project from the outside in, rather than from the inside out.
Why is it always so surprising when our initial impression of a student turns out to be mistaken?
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It’s not just the president and his administration who would benefit. We all would.
Knowing they’ll have to workshop their papers with peers pushes students to write with greater care.
Done well, your book proposal may not only bring you a contract, it may also sharpen your work.
A letter to my writing students on why they have more freedom to create than they seem to think.
We work so hard to get the content right that we sometimes give short shrift to our delivery methods.
Most faculty members are teaching writing exactly as we should.
Also in our weekly roundup of conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: managing the advance-copy blues; how to know when you're done writing; and a question about delaying tactics in negotiations.
"In academic writing you’re given a lot of latitude to be boring."