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- theory fright – part two
- theory fright – part one
- getting to grips with ‘the paragraph’
- revising with a reader in mind – ten questions
- from description to analysis – a revision strategy
- revising a thesis chapter
- check for ‘code words’ – revising your writing
- me, myself and I
- parents who study
- the challenges of revision
- writing more than one thing at the same time – part three, managing
- writing more than one thing at the same time – part two, authoring
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- theory fright - part two
- aims and objectives - what's the difference?
- theory fright - part one
- writing the introduction to a journal article
- using metacommentary to specify your contribution: christmas present three
- concluding the journal article
- writing a bio-note
- the literature review - how old are the sources?
- revising with a reader in mind - ten questions
- getting to grips with 'the paragraph'
Author Archives: pat thomson
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Maybe you have decided that the text you are writing doesn’t work. Or perhaps you have had feedback saying that you need to make some substantial changes to something that you thought was OK. Oh oh. It’s revision time. Revision … Continue reading
When people like me offer writing advice to doctoral researchers, they/we often focus on separate kinds of writing – the thesis, the conference paper, the journal article. However, the reality may well be that, just like their supervisors, doctoral researchers … Continue reading
Free writing is probably the most common and talked up strategy for getting your writing going. Free writing is when you write continuously without stopping. It is often used in conjunction with a timer – the pomodoro. Free writing is … Continue reading