Writing Advice From Neil Gaiman and Bruce Campbell, Written on My Old Powerbook G4, 2005

https://www.flickr.com/photos/dynamicsubspace/5429405863 In 2005, I had the pleasure of meeting Neil Gaiman and Bruce Campbell during their separate book tours (Anansi Boys for Gaiman and If Chins Could Kill for Campbell). I asked each of these great people for advice on writing, which they committed to the front of my old 12″ Powerbook G4. Campbell wrote, “GetContinue reading “Writing Advice From Neil Gaiman and Bruce Campbell, Written on My Old Powerbook G4, 2005”

Fall 2013 ENGL1101, The Concluding Lecture: Advice from a Georgia Tech Alum to Future Alumni

During today’s class, I will present a final lecture titled, “The Concluding Lecture: Advice from a Georgia Tech Alum to Future Alumni.” There’s a lot of things that I wish I had known when I was an undergraduate at Tech. On reflection and through experience, I gained insights that I wanted to make available toContinue reading “Fall 2013 ENGL1101, The Concluding Lecture: Advice from a Georgia Tech Alum to Future Alumni”

Review of Donald E. Hall’s The Academic Self: An Owner’s Manual, Recommended for Graduate Students, Postdocs, and Junior Faculty

Hall, Donald E. The Academic Self: An Owner’s Manual. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2002. Print. I picked up Donald E. Hall’s The Academic Self from the Georgia Tech Library after completing my teaching assignment for Spring 2013–eleven years after the book had been published. Specifically, I was looking for books and articles to help meContinue reading “Review of Donald E. Hall’s The Academic Self: An Owner’s Manual, Recommended for Graduate Students, Postdocs, and Junior Faculty”

My 900th Post is For My Students, CLEAR Advice for Future Success

With it being the last day of the semester and this being my 900th post on dynamicsubspace.net, I thought that I would offer my writing students some real-world advice that I believe will help them succeed in their endeavors regardless of their future trajectories. Let’s be clear about something important: The job situation is veryContinue reading “My 900th Post is For My Students, CLEAR Advice for Future Success”