From the Web: How Academic Writers Survive the Writing Grind

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Helen Sword, author of Air and Light and Space and Time: How Successful Academics Write (Harvard University Press, 2017), offers a wealth of advice for academic writers over at LitHub. "Of all the myths surrounding academic writing," she reports, "the fallacy of effortless productivity is among the most persistent." Our teachers weren't wrong: revision, revision, and more revision gets the job done. Book Channel readers can find the full piece is here.


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