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20 Ways To Be Creative When You Don't Feel Inspired

20 Ways To Be Creative When You Don't Feel Inspired | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
Want to know how to be creative when you feel stuck or uninspired? If so, here are 20 things you can do to stay creative.
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The Trick to Being a Prolific Scholar

The Trick to Being a Prolific Scholar | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
Research supports making writing a daily habit.
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Once I started scheduling my writing sessions, my productive skyrocketed!

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The Habits of Highly Productive Writers

The Habits of Highly Productive Writers | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
There are no tricks to make writing easier, just practices you can develop to get it done.
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Ignoring the petty and jealously remarks, this article offers 3 helpful habits of productive writers. I hope those who read it will be begin practicing these principles to form these habits.

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Book crafts: How to create a sign using textbook pages

Book crafts: How to create a sign using textbook pages | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
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Write without fear, edit without mercy ... My inspiration for the day from Text and Academic Authors

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Latest Christensen Disruption: Crowdsourced Journal Article – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Latest Christensen Disruption: Crowdsourced Journal Article – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
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Using collaboration technologies, such as OpenIDEO, to write crowdsourced journal articles.

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You can survive.

You can survive. | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
This post is written by an enthusiastic mathematician and singing mother, working hard to lead a happy life. She holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Oslo and is currently working as...
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For everything there is a season...
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How to fix your writing | Publication Coach

How to fix your writing | Publication Coach | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
Have you ever fretted about how to fix your writing? It might not be as expensive as you fear...
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Summer Writing Schedule

Summer Writing Schedule | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
source Summer break is here and while I know most grad students WANT to be buried under the covers lying on the beach, the never ending cycle of reading/writing/research will ultimately call you ba...
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Write based biorhythms and daily.
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The No-Fail Secret to Writing a Dissertation

The No-Fail Secret to Writing a Dissertation | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
The secret is that there is no secret. So sit your butt down and write.
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write regularly
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5 Free Online Courses For Social Media Beginners

5 Free Online Courses For Social Media Beginners | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
Looking to boost your social media skills? These free online courses from Modern Lessons will help you get started!

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If you are new to social media a few lessons will help get you off to a good start.  Many times users don't have enough information when getting started and get in trouble by posting inappropriate information.

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The Modern Writing-School Paradox: More Students, Fewer Jobs, More Glory - The Atlantic

The Modern Writing-School Paradox: More Students, Fewer Jobs, More Glory - The Atlantic | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
The Modern Writing-School Paradox: More Students, Fewer Jobs, More Glory
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Never before have there been so many teachers telling so many students how to write. This is very good for the teachers.
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Creative Control, Ease of Publishing and Money Pushing Authors to Self-Publish - Digital Book World

Tech Digest Creative Control, Ease of Publishing and Money Pushing Authors to Self-Publish Digital Book World why authors want to self-publish Hybrid authors who self-published their last book did so because of the amount of creative control they...
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The Do's And Don'ts Of Infographic Design – Smashing Magazine

The Do's And Don'ts Of Infographic Design – Smashing Magazine | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
Infographics are visual representations of information, or “data viz” as the cool kids call it these days. The term “data viz” comes from “data visualization,” which implies that sets of data will be displayed in a unique way that can be seen, rather than read.
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I'm so excited to be taking this class on infographic or data viz as the cool kids say. ;) Data scientist in the making....

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The Bogus Academic Journal Racket Is Officially Out of Control

The Bogus Academic Journal Racket Is Officially Out of Control | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
Academic publishing is a strange phenomenon, one that normal people—who might assume, for instance, that people generally get paid for doing what they do professionally—often misunderstand. Back in graduate school, I met for tea one day with an old friend from New York, and mentioned my stress about completing some...
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Author BEWARE!

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Don't Think, Just Write

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source Academics are really good at being stuck in their heads. They're really good at drilling sources for days on end, so much so that we get in our own way when it comes to productivity. Because...
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POWER Writing principles at it's best!

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The Data-Visualization Revolution

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Virtual “telescopes” for big data make it possible to see through the deluge
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Enjoying learning about data visualization... a convergence of art and science

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Guest Segment: Using BrowZine with Atlas.ti for Literature Reviews

Guest Segment: Using BrowZine with Atlas.ti for Literature Reviews | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
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Research using only your tablet is now possible! A great way to have seamless transition for coding articles. BrowZine to Atlas.ti & BrowZine to RefWorks. I can now access research articles seamlessly from the library. 

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Who did what? Clarifying author roles benefits researchers, publishers and students. | Information Culture, Scientific American Blog Network

Who did what? Clarifying author roles benefits researchers, publishers and students. | Information Culture, Scientific American Blog Network | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
Scholarly scientific publishing has a lot of traditions that are not transparent to the reader such as peer review or the non-payment of authors. The existence ...
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Organize Your Day Based on Your Biorhythms (By Nicola L. Ritter, P.O.W.E.R. Consultant) | POWER Writing Support Services

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Shouts & Murmurs: WRITING IS EASY!

Shouts & Murmurs: WRITING IS EASY! | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
Online version of the weekly magazine, with current articles, cartoons, blogs, audio, video, slide shows, an archive of articles and abstracts back to 1925
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writing is hard, but doable!
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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Blog

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Blog | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
Most academics are harried and overworked. So why are so many of us blogging on top of it all?
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Get in the habit of writing daily... some academics have used blogging to hone their writing skills
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In Praise of Irrational Regulation – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

In Praise of Irrational Regulation – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
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Strategy for overcoming procrastination in the writing process. Where in the writing process are you stagnating? Find out by tracking your time on task.
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Survivorship bias and electronic publishing: practically no one is making any ... - Boing Boing

Survivorship bias and electronic publishing: practically no one is making any ... - Boing Boing | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
Survivorship bias and electronic publishing: practically no one is making any ...
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Toby Buckell has posted a great piece on "survivorship bias" and new models for electronic publishing.
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J. Cole Talks Writing Process For Born Sinner [VIDEO] - Hip-Hop Wired

J. Cole Talks Writing Process For Born Sinner [VIDEO] - Hip-Hop Wired | The Academic Writer | Scoop.it
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J. Cole Talks Writing Process For Born Sinner [VIDEO]
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Cameron's book influences its readers to write three pages freehand first thing that comes to mind each morning.
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