Summer Research and Semester Writing: Lessons from Dr. Gerald Horne

As I'm now in the middle of the summer semester, I wondered how prolific scholars today vary in their work ethic from those of the past. How do they keep motivated and how do they balance teaching and research? Thus I turned to Dr. Gerald Horne. Horne has written 15 monographs over the course of his career and publishes regularly in academic and public journals. In 2009 alone he published four books.  What follows is Gerald Horne's work ethic.