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Writing

Caveat: On Writer’s Block and My Lenten Resolution

So if you read Slay Belle’s writing post from this past Sunday, she made public the challenge that I made in NaNo and Beyond: in the forty days of Lent, from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday, try to write a 50,000 word or more novel.  I’m not as picky as the real NaNoWriMo people are; […]

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Women in Academia: What’s going on with the Ph.D.?

Getting a Ph.D. used to be synonymous with getting a tenure-track position in academia. Now, while the world is changing to accommodate fewer and fewer professorships, the number of Ph.D. students continues to grow. Is the system broken? If so, how can we fix it?