Advice for academic writers who fall short of their summer goals

August 20, 2018

Kerry Ann Rockmore and Anthony Ocampo share several tips for academic writers who feel they have fallen short of their summer writing goals. The authors recommend that writers first let go of any guilt and shame they might feel, and then make a plan for the upcoming months. They also suggest a proactive approach that includes the implementation of a writing support network prior to the beginning of the term and a daily writing schedule. Rockmore and Ocampo add that “double dipping,” or incorporating research and writing into class activities, can also boost productivity. Inside Higher Ed