Meet our Editor: Nancy Struckman!

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Nancy Birn Struckman has worked as an editor and proofreader for over twenty-five years, including as a managing editor for a local newspaper. She is currently the manager of Editing for Style, LLC, where she also edits books and monthly blogs, and enjoys working with graduate students on formatting and proofreading their dissertations, […]

David Vandegrift, PsyD

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Congratulations, Dr. David Vandegrift!

Please join The Writers’ Exchange in congratulating David Vandegrift in the successful completion of his dissertation:

Lived Experience of Military Mental Health Clinicians: Provided Care to OIF and OEF Active Duty Service Members Experiencing War Stress Injury.

Military clinicians operated between contradictory military and psychology ethics while providing […]

Tammera Cooke, PsyD

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Please join The Writers’ Exchange in congratulating

Dr. Tammera Cooke, PsyD, in the successful completion of her dissertation:

Psychology’s Struggle to Locate a Moral Vision in a Value-Neutral Framework: A Hermeneutic Perspective on Standard 3.05 of the APA Ethics Code

The purpose of this study is to better understand the cultural influences reflected in and the […]

Nurturing Creativity

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Perhaps one of the most challenging and time consuming stages of my writing process is finding out what I want to write. Finding an idea—a good idea is essential.

I have often tormented myself sitting down across from a blank screen. However, this is not where my ideas generate. I discovered that […]

Revising for Coherence

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Readers agree that effective writing proceeds in some sensible order with each sentence following naturally from the one before it. We generally call that “coherence” or the sense that the material is unified. When the material doesn’t feel connected or “whole,” the reader might comment that the organization is “jumpy” or “doesn’t flow […]

Rethinking Writer’s Block

2019-11-18T22:28:58+00:00Tags: , , , , |

“I’m not a writer. I don’t want to become a writer. I just want to finish this document. Could you wordsmith it for me?” I hear this, or something like it, all the time at work. If someone really has to put some words down, they follow up with, “I can’t write. I have writer’s […]