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Category Archives: chunking
Structuring and sequencing chunks of writing
Writers think about structure, a lot. They don’t necessarily tell that to their readers. That’s because writers often want their readers to focus on what’s been written, rather than how it’s been organised. But yes, there are loads of texts … Continue reading
Posted in chunking, logical structure, paragraph, structure Tagged academic writing, chunks, Pat Thomson, structure 1 Comment
writing targets – word count, time spent, or chunks?
Many people swear by writing goals. Perhaps it’s all about time. Timers allocate a given number of minutes for each writing session – say thirty minutes each morning, or a couple of hours two or three times a week. Or … Continue reading
Posted in academic writing, chunking, productivity, targets, writing in chunks Tagged chunking, mosaic writing, Pat Thomson, productivity, time, word count 3 Comments
reflection on writing – or – Pavlov’s dog rules
I’m sure we all know the story of Pavlov’s dog. It learnt to salivate at the sound of a metronome/bell. Poor little sod kept on thinking the noise heralded dinner, which it did – but only some of the time. … Continue reading
Posted in chunking, reward, routine Tagged Pat Thomson, reward and punishment, writing routines 4 Comments