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Writing strategically

Here is some advice I recently gave a doctoral candidate. They had just had a draft of their introduction chapter torn to shreds by their

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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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How do I edit?

At the recent Thesis Boot Camp, I discovered that a lot of people were reluctant to write generatively because they weren’t good at drafting.  They

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A thesis is not a poem

In my post on why Procrastination is not your fault, I suggested that  If you are a professional musician, a nano-microbiologist, a civil engineer, a

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