Faculty Writing–the “P” Word

Writing for Inside HigherEd, consultant Peg Boyle Singleton observes that most of academic writers have developed a procrastination habit over years, so it’s unrealistic to expect that we can overcome it overnight with a resolution.  But we can unlearn it:

“While conceptually the remedy for procrastination is to make the transition into writing as smooth as possible, what does it look like? … I can ensure you that it will include some of the four elements used by every fluent writer I have ever met: prewriting, engaging in a regular writing routine, holding oneself accountable, and being part of a fellowship of writers.”

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