There are no right answers here, but the true answer to the question ‘how many drafts should I expect to … More
I’m currently setting up a Learning Hub for La Trobe to bring together all the learning support across 6 campuses, … More
So things have been quiet over here on the blog, not because I haven’t been thinking and writing about support … More
Students who don’t speak English as their first language are often very worried about writing an 80-100,000 word thesis. And … More
On this blog, and in programs I’m involved in like Thesis Boot Camp and Shut Up and Write, we frequently … More
‘Binge writing’ is a common term, which I see used globally by people talking about why it’s better to write a small amount every day. But we need a more inclusive way to talk about intense and fulfilling writing time.
In 2013, I wrote one of my most significant early posts on this blog, The Perfect Sentence Vortex and How … More
I’ve addressed some of these questions before, particularly in Building your thesis on the corpses of your enemies and in my … More
While I’m writing the Writing Trouble book, I’m surrounded by some of my favourite texts about writing. None of them … More
Yes, this is another metaphor about writing. Let’s see if it goes somewhere useful.