Use Your Words.
The Big One: Writing a Dissertation
50% of students who start a Ph.D. program don't finish. What can we do about it?
14 Aug 2017
Wicked fresh new episode, y'all!
Why do people from other places talk funny?
02 Aug 2017
Do You, Um, Like, Hate Filler Words?
What's uhhhhh going on with "filler words"?
14 Jun 2017
Writing About Trauma
How can we use writing to work with trauma?
17 Apr 2017
Your Life in Five Paragraphs
Are you scared to let go of the five paragraph essay??
22 Mar 2017
Call Me They
What is singular "they," and how does it help fix a hole in the English language?
09 Mar 2017
What is open access and how is it challenging the way we think about the distribution of knowledge?
30 Nov 2016
Citations (not the traffic kind)
What the butt is going on with citations? Davis calls up the MLA to find out.
09 Nov 2016
Publish or Perish
What do your professors do when they aren't grading your papers?
27 Oct 2016
In Defense of the Listicle
Some say the listicle is a plague. We say it's a tool.
12 Oct 2016
Get Off My Lawn
Why are some people jerks about grammar?
28 Sep 2016
Don't Fear the Blank Page
What is writer's block and how do we get over it?
20 Mar 2016