Taking inspiration from Oliver Quinlan’s book, I exhort you to Write Your Damn Book.
There’s two books I read regularly. Both of those books are by authors who evidently love the written word but treat it quite differently. The first is The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Baltasar Gracian, a 17th century Spanish Jesuit. I read his short, pithy maxims every single day on repeat. When I get to […]
I’m excited to announce that I’ve decided to start writing another e-book. I want to communicate what I’ve learned during my doctoral studies in a way free from academic constraints. I want to empower educators. The e-book is going to be called The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies and I shall be employing the OpenBeta […]
Spurred by several things including our most recent JISC infoNet planning meeting and Will Richardson’s decision to quit long-form blogging at Weblogg-ed and move to Tumblr, I’ve set up a work blog at http://dajbelshaw.tumblr.com The theme hopefully reflects how I want to use it – as a visual snapshot of my research. Rest assured that, unlike […]
So here I am, messing about with iA’s new Writer app. I’m writing this on the iPad version of the app but I rediscovered it after iA announced in the last few days that there’s now a version available via the Mac App Store. I prefer Scrivener on my MacBook Pro, but for shorter-form writing […]
This week I have been mostly… Writing Well, typing, but we tend to look at the future through the rearview mirror (to slightly misquote Marshall McLuhan). I’m almost finished the draft of my JISC Mobile & Wireless Technologies Review. I’ll share it, of course, when it’s finished! (16,500 words and counting…) Spending time with my […]