The Twitter Storm After the Calm

Publishing lesson learned this week is that it is a rather good ploy to set tangential deadlines, which then force you to get other pieces of writing finished. So we all know that a writer now needs a blog and as an ex-PR, I am not immune to the power of publicity, especially free publicity.…

Writing for the Guardian

When I got the usual circular from Guardian Higher Education, I was intrigued to see articles on why women leave academia. Well, I thought, all the memories, indignation and despair, flooding back, I can offer you a few ideas on why this particular woman left. So, comms hat on, I wrote back to the editor,…