Carleton professor Alexis Shotwell (Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Department of Philosophy) has posted her “Suffering-free Academic Writing” workshop as a series of videos on YouTube. These videos are highly recommended if you are trying to gain a new perspective on your academic writing and break free of the psychological traps that can diminish your confidence.

Watch using the links below. You can also find further inspiration on our Online Writing Resources page.

Part 1 – Taking an attitude toward your writing and resisting imposter syndrome

Part 2 – Time- and guilt-management strategies and ‘units’

Part 3 – Specific tactics for working with writing