Solution to Writing Obstacle No. 11:

“I feel like I have to suck the life out of my work to squeeze it into the square box of academic writing..”

I’m still thinking about this one. What do you do to hold on to yourself–your style, your meanings, your commitments–when writing for academia? Let me know.

Solution to Writing Obstacle No. 11, one of the emotional obstacles listed on page 31 of Belcher’s Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success (University of Chicago Press, 2019).