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RIA #1: Dr. Wendy Belcher on Writing Productivity

 

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Dr. Wendy Laura Belcher

On this episode of the “Research in Action” podcast, Katie is joined by Dr. Wendy Laura Belcher, an associate professor of African literature at Princeton University with a joint appointment in the Department of Comparative Literature and the Department of African American Studies. Wendy is also the author of the best-seller Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success.

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Segment 1: Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks [00:00-9:42]

In this first segment, Wendy talks about the origin of her book Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success and shares her thoughts on why academics don’t talk about writing and publication.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Tips for productive writing [9:43-19:44]

In segment two, Wendy shares some of the tips and tricks for productive writing that have worked for her or that she has seen work for others.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 3: Wendy’s current projects and go-to resources [19:45-29:49]

In segment three, Wendy describes her research on Africa and talks about some of her current projects. She also shares when the second edition of Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success will be available.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

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