Joli Jensen introduces her tested methods for completing academic writing projects in spite of the distractions and pressures inherent in university life. These tips are fully explained in her book Write No Matter What: Advice for Academics, published by the University of Chicago Press, and this podcast provides a quick overview of the key methods – writing for 15 minutes every day, the Project Box, the Ventilation File. Joli also talks about traps like “One More Source,” and about how to tame your writing demons. Her suggestions will help you Write No Matter What!

Length: 30 minutes.

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Joli JensenProfessor Joli Jensen
has taught communications and media studies since 1985, and is the founder and director of the University of Tulsa’s Henneke Faculty Writing Program, where she offers academic writing support to colleagues in the humanities, social sciences and sciences. Find her at and Chronicle Vitae.

Karen ChristensenKaren Christensen is the chief executive officer and founder of Berkshire Publishing Group and a writer specializing in sustainability and community with a focus on China. One of her recent projects was coediting Women and Leadership: History, Concepts, and Case Studies (A Berkshire Essential) with George R. Goethals and Crystal L. Hoyt of the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond.

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