Ep 1: Dr. Wendy Belcher on Writing Productivity by Research in Action published on 2016-04-11T18:22:42Z On this episode of the Research in Action podcast, Katie is joined by Dr. Wendy Laura Belcher, an associate professor of African literature at Princeton University with a joint appointment in the Department of Comparative Literature and the Department of African American Studies. Wendy is also the author of the best-seller Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success. Segment 1: Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks [00:00-9:42] In this first segment, Wendy talks with Katie about the origin of her book Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success and shares her thoughts on why academics don't talk about writing and publication. Segment 2: Tips for productive writing [9:43-19:44] In segment two, Wendy shares some of the tips and tricks for productive writing that have worked for her or that she has seen work for others. Segment 3: Wendy’s current projects and go-to resources [19:45-29:49] In segment three, Katie and Wendy discuss Wendy's research on Africa and talk about some of her current projects. Wendy also shares when the second edition of Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success will be available. To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, post a comment below or contact the Research in Action podcast: Twitter: @RIA_podcast or #RIA_podcast Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Voicemail: 541-737-1111 If you listen to the podcast via iTunes, please consider leaving us a review. Research in Action is produced by the Oregon State University Ecampus multimedia team.