Blog

Live blogging the article: Tuesday 7 June

Okay, so already we’ve been derailed.  Too much teaching. Didn’t even get to eat lunch.

Still, I got in 20 minutes of looking at the library catalogue, requesting returns (sorry to whoever else is out there wring on Slessor at the moment!) and writing down call numbers. That makes it easy for me to plan my library trips and to do some borrowing… another day.

I’m at #shutupandwrite tomorrow, so I hope to do an online survey and a research plan! (See what I actually did on Wednesday.)

Every step forward is a step.

SHARE

Succeeding in a Research Higher Degree

Doing a Research Higher Degree (like a PhD) is hard, but lots of people have succeeded and you can too. It’s easier if you understand how it works, this blog gives you the insider view.

Contact

Related Posts

What would it mean to make your writing sacred?

I don’t know that I think you should make your writing sacred. But I do think that you could and you might like to. In any case, this thought-experiment about ‘what would it mean to make your writing sacred’ may help you to think through what you do think about your writing, how you define its meaning and place in your life, and what habits and environments you put around it to help you get that thesis written.

Read More

Little writing luxuries

I am a massive fan of writing luxuries. Somehow the beautiful pencil or the diffuser scent or the ideal snack makes an outsized difference to how excited I am to sit at my keyboard. Maybe it’s a bourgeois trick, and maybe it’s self-care, and maybe it works for me and anything that works is worth exploring.

Read More

Get the latest blog posts