Chapter 6: Resources
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This section offers a wide range of books, articles, websites, communities and coaches ready to help support your writing practices. It is an annotated bibliography of my favourite resources rather than a comprehensive list. It contains a wide range of different kinds of inspiration that are broadly in line with the central themes of this book.

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  • Adams, D. (1979). The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Pan Books.

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  • Akinyemi, N. S. (2018). Write the Book, Sis! An Interactive Guide to Writing a Powerful Book Your Audience Will Want to Read. YBF Publishing.

  • Altman, Y., & Baruch, Y. (2008). Strategies for revising and resubmitting papers to refereed journals. British Journal of Management, 19(1), 89–101.

  • Alvesson, M., & Sandberg, J. (2014). Habitat and habitus: Boxed-in versus box-breaking research. Organization Studies, 35(7), 967–987.

  • Atwood, M. (2002). On Writers and Writing. Virago.

  • Aydin, A., Yürük, S. E., Reisoğlu, İ., & Goktas, Y. (2023). Main barriers and possible enablers of academicians while publishing. Scientometrics, 128(1), 623–650.

  • Balan, S. (2022). Responding to reviewers’ comments: Tips on handling challenging comments. ChemTexts, 8(3), 16.

  • Barker, J. (1994). The Brontës. Orion Publishing.

  • Berg, M., & Seeber, B. K. (2016). The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy. University of Toronto Press.

  • Billig, M. (2013). Learn to Write Badly: How to Succeed in the Social Sciences. Cambridge University Press.

  • Boice, R. (1990). Professors as Writers: A Self-Help Guide to Productive Writing. New Forums Press.

  • Bowers, J. M. (2019). Tolkien’s Lost Chaucer. Oxford University Press.

  • Bozalek, V. (2017). Slow scholarship in writing retreats: A diffractive methodology for response-able pedagogies. South African Journal of Higher Education, 31(2), 40–57.

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  • Brennan, A., Chugh, J., & Kline, T. (2002). Traditional versus open office design: A longitudinal field study. Environment and Behavior, 34(3), 279–299.

  • Brown, B. (2015). Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead. Penguin.

  • Brown, B. (2017). Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone. Random House.

  • Brown, B. (2018). Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. Random House.

  • Burn, S. M., & Oskamp, S. (1986). Increasing community recycling with persuasive communication and public commitment. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 16(1), 29–41.

  • Cameron, J. (1995). The Artist’s Way: A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self. Pan Books.

  • Cirillo, F. (2018). The Pomodoro Technique: The Life-Changing Time-Management System. Virgin Books.

  • Clark, T., Wright, M., & Ketchen, Jr., D. J. (Eds) (2017). How to Get Published in the Best Management Journals. Edward Elgar Publishing.

  • Clear, J. (2018). Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones. Penguin.

  • Cronin, P., Ryan, F., & Coughlan, M. (2008). Undertaking a literature review: a step-by-step approach. British Journal of Nursing, 17(1), 38–43.

  • Danielsson, C. B., & Bodin, L. (2008). Office type in relation to health, well-being, and job satisfaction among employees. Environment and Behavior, 40(5), 636–668.

  • Ecarnot, F., Seronde, M. F., Chopard, R., Schiele, F., & Meneveau, N. (2015). Writing a scientific article: A step-by-step guide for beginners. European Geriatric Medicine, 6(6), 573–579.

  • Evans, B., & Smith, C. (2019). The life of a productive scholarly author: How academics write, the barriers they face and why publishers and institutions should feel optimistic.

  • Evans, B., & Smith, C. (2023). Written: How to Keep Writing and Build a Habit That Lasts. Icon Books.

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  • Fischer, E., Gopaldas, A., & Scaraboto, D. (2017). Why papers are rejected and how to get yours accepted: Advice on the construction of interpretive consumer research articles. Qualitative Market Research, 20(1), 60–67.

  • Fontana-Giusti, G. (2013). Foucault for Architects. Routledge.

  • Foxwell, J., Alderson-Day, B., Fernyhough, C., & Woods, A. (2020). ‘I’ve learned I need to treat my characters like people’: Varieties of agency and interaction in writers’ experiences of their characters’ voices. Consciousness and Cognition, 79, 102901.

  • Gilbert, E. (2016). Big Magic: Creative Living beyond Fear. Penguin.

  • Gist, C. D. (2022). Lessons on academic writing: What I learned about myself, us, and the work ahead. Multicultural Perspectives, 24(3), 180–183.

  • Grey, C., & Sinclair, A. (2006). Writing differently. Organization, 13(3), 443–453.

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  • Jensen, J. (2017). Write No Matter What: Advice for Academics. University of Chicago Press.

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  • Keyes, R. (2003). The Writer’s Book of Hope: Getting from Frustration to Publication. Henry Holt & Company.

  • King, S. (2000). On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft. Simon and Schuster.

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  • Lamott, A. (1995). Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life. Anchor.

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  • Šimić, J., Marušić, M., Gelo, M., Šaravanja, N., Mišak, A., & Marušić, A. (2021). Long-term outcomes of 2-day training on planning and writing research on publication output of medical professionals: 11-year cohort study. Learned Publishing, 34(4), 666–674.

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  • Smith, R., McElwee, G., McDonald, S., & Dodd, S. D. (2013). Qualitative entrepreneurship authorship: Antecedents, processes and consequences. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 19(4), 364–386.

  • Stanier, M. B. (2010). Do More Great Work. Workman Publishing.

  • Stanier, M. B. (2016). The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever. Page Two Books, Inc.

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  • Sword, H. (2017). Air & Light & Time & Space: How Successful Academics Write. Harvard University Press.

  • Tate, C. (Ed.) (2023). Black Women Writers at Work. Haymarket Books.

  • Taylor, M., Hodges, S. D., & Kohányi, A. (2003). The illusion of independent agency: Do adult fiction writers experience their characters as having minds of their own? Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 22(4), 361–380.

  • Tietze, A., Galam, S., & Hofmann, P. (2020). Crediting multi-authored papers to single authors. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 554, 124652.

  • Uwizeye, D., Karimi, F., Thiong’o, C., Syonguvi, J., Ochieng, V., Kiroro, F., … & Wao, H. (2021). Factors associated with research productivity in higher education institutions in Africa: A systematic review. AAS Open Research, 4.

  • Vachhani, S. J. (2019). Rethinking the politics of writing differently through écriture féminine. Management Learning, 50(1), 11–23.

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