Reflections on Academic Research and Writing (Part 4): The Practice of Writing

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In this installment of the blog series, we turn to the nuts and bolts of scholarly writing.

[Today we welcome Charlotte Cloutier of HEC Montreal and author of “How I Write: An Inquiry Into the Writing Practices of Academics]

In 2010, I was a newly minted assistant professor, somewhat worried about the tenure proceCharlotte Cloutierss and a little shaken by the fact that my initial attempts at getting published had failed miserably.  Clearly I wasn’t “getting it” and I needed to do something about it. Writing “more” wasn’t going to cut it.  I needed to figure out how to write “better” and perhaps even more importantly, I needed to learn more about the “craft” of publishing research. There was much more to the writing and publishing process than simply writing up a bit of research and submitting it to a journal hoping that they might publish it.

Some months before…

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