writing

Hooked on Storify

Storify logoI’ve started using Storify this week, and I am already hooked!  As a perpetual student, I love the idea of conferences, symposiums, and networking events because it is all about learning.  But my poor human brain can only retain so much information…which is why I love the idea of live-tweeting an event!  Here’s what I’ve storified so far:

Any other PhD students / academics / researchers out there using Storify?  Would love to hear your experiences and to learn more about how you use it to support your work.

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Word Count Update: August 2012

After reading Paul J. Silvia’s “How to Write a Lot” (on Inger Mewburn’s excellent recommendation), I started tracking my writing time and gross writing output.  Will write a little more this week on what has become a critical component of my workflow, but for now, here’s a snapshot of how I have been progressing in 2012:

Jacquie Tran - Monthly Word Counts, January 2012 to August 2012

I am nearing the 20,000 word mark, which I am quite pleased about!  But obviously the last few months have been relatively quiet on the writing front.  Time to get my skates on again!