The moment you send a book out into the world can be full of emotions. On the one hand, a … More
A doctorate propels you towards the real world of scholarship. You will be a teacher, a researcher, an author. This is not a test. No-one else knows the answer to this stuff, that’s why you are making ‘an original contribution to knowledge’.
Often, when I’m talking about completing a doctoral project I say, ‘It’s a PhD, not a Nobel Prize‘ (quoting from … More
Sometimes you can’t write anymore because you are finished. Really, that last chapter is never going to be part of … More