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October 19, 2012

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plam

Yes. Joint authorship changes things. Referees usually won't call out the writing itself unless it's atrociously bad. On the other hand, good writing makes it easier to get one's papers accepted.

JBJ

I have some friends, especially but not exclusively rhet/comp folks, who explicitly position themselves in class as working writers, struggling with some of the same kinds of problems.

How well this works probably depends a bit on the ethos of the instructor!

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