If you’re seeking to write to broader audiences, op-eds can be an effective way to draw on your skills as a historian to discuss the present-day implications of your research, historicize contemporary issues, and spotlight the concerns of those in your community.
What Are Work Plans, Why They Are Useful, and How to Create One
Learn how to craft a work plan for articles, books, and other projects. While work plans are helpful for fellowship and grant applications, they also provide great motivation to start the new year!
Teaching Writing Efficiently: Strategies for the Early-career Historian
By making writing a centerpiece of teaching history, time spent preparing for class functions in service of, rather than in competition with, one's own writing projects.
You Have To Write How Much?: Writing a Doctoral Dissertation
One of the hardest and most intimidating things you’ll do on your way to earning a PhD in history is write a dissertation. Sitting in front of a blank computer screen can feel overwhelming when you consider the size of the task in front of you, and without an idea of how to proceed, it... Continue Reading →