Supporting An Active Writing Practice

As you may have already guessed I like writing.  I've been blogging about public history for years, I maintain a personal/off-topic blog with my partner, I've written for other history outlets, and I also write occasionally as part of my job. I also write some fiction occasionally.  Like many people who maintain creative or academic … Continue reading Supporting An Active Writing Practice

Writing and Researching in Public

In the past couple of years there have been a handful of writing in public projects which aim to illuminate the academic writing process, allow writers to connect with others, and demystify the labour that goes into writing. For example Michelle Moravec's Writing in Public project makes visual the process that goes into writing history.  … Continue reading Writing and Researching in Public

Academic Writing Practice

As November and the possibility of participating in #AcWriMo approaches I've been reflecting on my writing practice.  A couple of years ago I participated in NaNoWriMo and was diligent about writing every day.  I didn't meet the 50,000 word count but I came pretty close. The year prior to that I participated in #AcWriMo and … Continue reading Academic Writing Practice