Air & Light & Time & Space

WritersDiet creator Helen Sword has recently published a new book, Air & Light & Time & Space: How Successful Academics Write (Harvard University Press, 2017), based on interviews with 100 successful academics about their writing backgrounds and practices....

New book, new look, again!

Now, for the first time since its publication by a small New Zealand press in 2007, The Writer’s Diet is available internationally in print and electronic editions through all good bookstores and online retailers. In celebration of the launch, the University of...

How the WritersDiet Test works

It’s pretty simple, actually – so simple, in fact, that you can perform the test manually if you prefer to go low-tech.  Just gather together five colored highlighters (preferably orange, blue, green, yellow, and pink) and use the scoring charts at the back of the...