15 episodes

A weekly podcast designed to help get you started (or restarted) on your academic writing projects. Episodes feature a range of topics on writing productivity, pandemic writing strategies, balancing parenting and writing, promoting your writing and research, and more. Every podcast offers strategies to try and resources to check out.

Defend & Publis‪h‬ Christine Tulley, Sr. Writing Coach, Defend & Publish

    • Self-Improvement

A weekly podcast designed to help get you started (or restarted) on your academic writing projects. Episodes feature a range of topics on writing productivity, pandemic writing strategies, balancing parenting and writing, promoting your writing and research, and more. Every podcast offers strategies to try and resources to check out.

    "Smart" Binge Writing

    "Smart" Binge Writing

    In this episode, senior writing coach Christine Tulley recommends strategies to get the most writing accomplished in long writing sessions (i.e.) binges. For links mentioned in this podcast, go to https://defendandpublish.com/podcasts/

    • 11 min
    Part 2 - Pandemic Moms and Academic Writing: Writing without Kids

    Part 2 - Pandemic Moms and Academic Writing: Writing without Kids

    In this episode, senior writing coach Christine Tulley recommends four strategies for completing academic writing projects in those moments when children are not present. She references “Resetting Your Research Agenda” from Inside HIgher Education and upcoming webinars at Defend & Publish. She encourages academic parents to share tips for writing with children at christine@defenandpublish.com

    • 11 min
    Part 1: Pandemic Moms and Academic Writing: Writing with Kids

    Part 1: Pandemic Moms and Academic Writing: Writing with Kids

    In this episode, senior writing coach Christine Tulley recommends tools she uses to get some writing done with children at home. All of these tools are referenced: KiwiCrates Doodle Crates (see all types of crates for all ages here), Glitzy Chemistry Set,  DIY portable playsets, and Dollar Tree watercolor palettes, Andrea Pippens line at Five Below. She encourages academic parents to share tips for writing with children at christine@defenandpublish.com

    • 11 min
    Build Your Authority

    Build Your Authority

    In this episode, senior writing coach Christine Tulley recommends four strategies to write about your research and build your authority on your topic at the same time. She references building a personal website like this one (https://christinetulley.wordpress.com/) and setting up a Google Scholar profile (see this link for tips: https://libguides.reading.ac.uk/boost/google-scholar-profile) among other strategies. 

    • 11 min
    Try Templates

    Try Templates

    In this episode, senior writing coach Christine Tulley recommends using websites that offer academic writing templates to save time and get ideas and structure. She shows two template examples: the Academic Writing Toolkit  and a template from Raul Pacheco-Vega.
    NOTE: Academic Toolkit is hosted on Wix which has experienced outages this weekend. Templates in the video are posted here: Article design canvas and Research framing brainstorm. Additional template tools will be tweeted out this week. 

    • 7 min
    Dig In

    Dig In

    In this episode, senior writing coach Christine Tulley recommends using the beginning of March as a time to “dig in” versus “giving up” because it seems like the end of the semester. She references a strategy in Joli Jensen’s Write No Matter What! and a technique advocated by Chris Denecker in Digital Heuristics: By Chance and By Choice.

    • 11 min

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