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Reversing the Outline

So reverse outlines are super simple, and super powerful. Basically, instead of writing a detailed, paragraph-level plan before you start writing, you do the writing

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Effective Signposting

I’ve often said in talking to candidates and students and researchers I work with, “You can’t over signpost”. But I’ve found that isn’t clear enough,

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Are you finished?

Sometimes you can’t write anymore because you are finished. Really, that last chapter is never going to be part of your thesis.  Mid-summer is high

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Fixing that terrible sentence

We all have them–those terrible sentences. The great, gnarled, nasty, tangled, incomprehensible, half-a-paragraph-long sentences.  I certainly do.  And today, I’m going to tell you 3

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