How does a very visual person write an academic paper? Visually, of course! This was the first page of a book review created as part of my master's program. While it has yet to appear in any scholarly journals, it has been published in something way more fun - The Sketchnote Workbook, by Mike Rohde.
One Squiggly Line Blog
Hand-drawn pictures can make things clear, simple, and fun in blogs, too!