Here’s what we read this week:
What did you read over break? Here’s what ended up on my list.
So this happened:
Tawna Fenske is hilarious. She’s the author I want to hang out with while drinking wine, swapping dirty jokes and digging our toes in the sand.
This is not a “how to get published.” This is not a “how not to get published.” I wish I could give you an insider’s perspective because I wish I could be an insider. But I can show you a little bit about the weird, wild world of academic publishing.
I’m not gonna sugarcoat it, this week’s news is just awful. Politicians are awful, victim-blamers are awful, the internet is awful. Let’s get ready to punch this week in the face, yes? (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
My life made a sharp turn over the weekend. The vehicle for this shift was a writing conference. If you are interested in attending one but have never gone, here’s what this newbie learned!
After a night of procrastinating online, I click – with a load of frustrations – YES when Word asks me if I want to save changes to this document. After all, it’s a bloody 30 words. Yet, if I don’t write at all, which you’d think would spare me a lot of frustrations, my ideas gather in […]
The State of Traditional Publishing Houses
As I approached the end of my college education last year in May, I began to wonder what I would do after I’d left the safety of my school’s brick buildings.
I thought that after last week, I’d be done talking with money for a little bit, but no sooner had I hit “submit” on my last Women in Academia post than the conversation brewing around the scientific publisher Elsevier hit a boiling point. Now, nearly 4500 and counting academics, scientists, and researchers have signed a […]
You Complete Me Internet
Link round up! News, goodies, fun stuff and weirdness we found on the web to share with you.