Scroll down for original resources in three categories:
TOOLS & PRINTABLES: Compendium of Academic Verbs, Critique Me cover-page template, Writer-at-Work door tag
DISSERTATION-TO-BOOK GUIDES: Step-by-step guides to revising a dissertation into a book manuscript (new editions coming soon!)
WRITING PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION: Computer wallpaper and printable posters to motivate writers
Tools & Printables
PDFs available in color and mono. To reinforce, print on card stock—or mount on a manila folder!
PDF of 250 verbs useful for discussing scholarship (state, advocate, problematize, elucidate, etc.)
A customizable form to use as a cover sheet when sending drafts to friends and colleagues for feedback
Fill in this certificate to solidify your scholarly resolutions. Any time of year is a great time to think about the reasons for a goal, break it down into steps, decide on resources to consult, and commit to rewarding yourself for achieving it.
Tweed establishes the Writing Progress Administration to put writers back to work! Initiatives include recasting writing as public work, skill-building, and professional training. Authors are the backbone of a critical and informed society and therefore deserve relief—even if it takes the form of computer wallpapers and printable posters.
Below is a smattering of the WPA’s pro-writer propaganda; visit the blog for all WPA productions.
May your new year be bright!
You know how sometimes you see quotation marks and apostrophes that turn toward the text they're associated with—and sometimes they're just straight up and down, almost like hatch marks? The former kind go by many names: directional quotation marks, smart quotes,...
Mine is the only name on the business license, but the people who make Tweed what it is are those who share their words with me before releasing them into the wild. To my clients, my colleagues, my supporters, and my friends I offer my sincerest thanks. Much more...
I'm delighted to announce that the Text and Academic Authors Association has invited me to present a webinar aimed specifically at scholarly authors who want to elevate their writing so that their projects garner the attention they deserve: Pushing Your Writing,...
The good folks at the Pedant, Claremont's student newsletter, recently interviewed me about how make writing more pleasurable and routine (yes, both). The issue is out, and I see that they've quoted me using un accent circonflexe—I feel so fancy! Other tips come from...
It's all very happenstance, but a series of events led to UPPERCASE magazine devoting a two-page spread to me and my work with Tweed. UPPERCASE is "a magazine for the creative and curious." While its focus is not academics, scholarship fits that tagline pretty...