Triple Writing



I was at a meeting yesterday where we were discussing our research and various ways of getting it out beyond a narrow academic audience, when my colleague, Deborah Wilson, introduced me to a new term: ‘triple writing’.  This means taking anything you write and writing it up three times for three different audience.  My first thought was, not more requirements – I have to be a great teacher, researcher, administrator, and now I have to address the community and change policy and ideally be on television like the bright young things with some sort of gimmick.  But as I thought about it, I do already ‘publish’ my work.  I put it in academic journals and do presentations at academic conferences, but I also do presentations to local groups, and sometimes further afield, I exhibit my work and I blog.  I am convinced more people read my blog than ever look at the more academic versions!  I suppose I could start writing for the quilting press.  any suggestions gratefully received!



2 thoughts on “Triple Writing

  1. I love reading your blog, both to admire your beautiful textile work, and because I always find that I learn something! I am sure you could write for the quilting press, and it would be well received.

  2. The total possible audience for my academic writing was 1/100th or less of the number of people I know I have reached with my blog 🙂 So keep it up. It’s fun to speak to people!

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