We find the following readings helpful in theorising the process of research writing. Please email us with any other suggestions!

  • Barnacle, R. and Dall ‘Alba, G. (2013). Beyond Skills: Embodying Writerly Practices Through the Doctorate. Studies in Higher Education39 (7). pp.1139-1149.
  • Beach, D.  (2001) Artistic Representation and Research Writing, Reflective Practice, 2 (3), pp. 313-329.
  • Bowstead, H. (2011) Coming to Writing. Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education,3, 1-19.
  • Bridges (2014) Research as Conversation
  • Burke, P.J. (2008). Writing, Power and Voice: Access to and Participation in Higher Education. Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 15 (2), 199-210.
  • Dillard, A. (1990). The Writing Life.New York: Harper Collins.
  • Dunleavy, P (2003). Authoring a PhD: How to write, draft and finish a doctoral thesis or dissertation Palgrave: London.
  • Dunne, É & O’Rourke, M. The_Pedagogics_of_Unlearning pdf
  • Elbow, P., (1975) Closing My Eyes as I Speak: An Argument for Ignoring Audience, College English, Vol. 49, No. 1 (Jan., 1987), pp. 50-69. Published by: National Council of Teachers of English.
  • Flower, L. & Hayes, J. (1981) A cognitive process theory of writing., College Communication and Composition, 32, No.4.
  • Jackson, J. (1990) ‘I am a Fieldnote’: Fieldnotes as a Symbol of Professional Identity. In R. Sanjek (ed.) Fieldnotes: The Makings of Anthropology. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, pp. 3-33.
  • Lamott, A. (1990). Bird by Bird: Instructions on Writing and Lif London: Bantam.
  • MacLure, M. (2013). The Wonder of Data. Cultural Studies: Critical Methodologies13 (4). pp. 229-232.
  • McNay, L. (2004). Agency and Experience: gender as a lived relation, in Adkins, L and Skeggs, B (Eds) Feminism after Bourdieu. OxfordBlackwell Publishing, pp.  175-190.
  • Ong, W.J. (1975) the Writer’s Audience is Always A Fiction, PMLA,  90, No.1 (Jan 1975), pp.9-21.
  • Pelias, R.J. (2014) Writing into Position: Strategies for Composition and Writing, in Norman K. Denzin and Yvonne S. Lincoln (4th ed.) The Sage Book of Qualitative Research,  659-688
  • Richardson, L. (1995) Writing A Method Of Inquiry, in N.K.Denzin and Y. Lincoln (eds) handbook of Qualitative Research, Sage, pp. 516-529
  • Richardson, L. (2000) Writing A Method Of Inquiry, in N.K.Denzin and Y. Lincoln (eds) handbook of Qualitative Research, Sage, pp. 959-978
  • Richardson, L. (2001). Getting personal: Writing-stories. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 14 (1) pp. 33-38.
  • Webb, R.(2014). Being There (NFQLR and Practice Traditions) and Thinking Beyond… What is Data? In: Hadfield, L., McGeeney, E. and Shirani, F. (eds.) New Frontiers in Qualitative Longitudinal Research: Perspectives of Doctoral and Early Career Researchers. National Centre for Research Methods, pp. 51-64.