Academic conference packing: Fall edition

I just returned from a rainy, chilly conference weekend in Seattle. Packing for academic conferences is always a challenge, especially if you’re not sure what to wear or what the dress code is. Returning to the conference scene in-person is even more interesting in 2021! Here’s how I dressed for the glorious (but cold) reunion that was our fall conference this year, plus a packing list!

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Write daily: 3 ways I deal with weekend guilt

Hello fellow writers. Todays post is not at all inspired by me sitting at my kitchen table on Sunday stressed about tomorrow’s tasks. I mean, I have a daily writing habit now, so I never experience guilt or the stress of “I should be writing,” right?! Hah. Academic work ethic guilt runs deep and does not go away just because you’ve realigned your habits, so today I’m talking about 3 things I do to deal with stress on my days off!

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Writing daily FAQ: “How do you know how long projects will take?”

Continuing my academic writing habits series this week with a common question I get about writing every day: How do you know how long it will take to finish a project or journal submission? Let me introduce you to: time tracking!

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