Get it Right After It's Written

It’s sometimes more fun to plan to do something than to actually do it. No. I don’t mean fun things like lunch with your friends or reading a good book or watching a movie. Those things are always fun to do. What I am talking about is planning to do the...

How to Write the Dissertation

There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein. ~~ Walter Wellesley “Red” Smith I read this quote and immediately thought of you all. What kind of writing is more painful than dissertation writing? (None that...

Write even just a little something.

Drafting the dissertation can feel like one of the most tiresome and daunting tasks. You might have enjoyed the research, definitely enjoyed the conceptualization, but now you are faced with breaking down everything you just spent months pulling together. Breaking...

Feeling lost? Back up.

In the dissertation writing, it’s sometimes easy to write whatever comes to mind, only to find that you’ve written a bunch of pages which don’t really belong in this chapter. What should you do? First, save these pages (they might make a handy...