What Can Academic Writers Learn from Novelists?

‘Tis true, the job of an academic writer is very different from that of a novelist. But when you come right down to it, we’re all putting pen to paper – or fingers to keyboard. So what can we as academic writers learn from creative writers?

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About Anaise Irvine

Dr Anaise Irvine is the Editor of Thesislink and leads the Researcher Education and Development team at Auckland University of Technology. Her PhD research analysed how contemporary films and novels represent genetic engineering as a social justice issue. These days she works with researchers at all levels to improve their research skills, and the most obscure of her own research skills is being able to turn novels into phylogenetic trees!

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