Category Archives: early onset satisfaction

good academic writing – it’s about revision not editing

Creative writers are accustomed to the idea that their writing must go through several drafts. However, much of the advice on offer to academic writers proceeds as if all they have to do is produce a draft which is then … Continue reading

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early onset satisfaction – a bad thing for writing and writers

(health warning – this post is a tiny rant) early onset satisfaction – this is a notion that I once heard Mem Fox talking about. She put EOS as the enemy of all writers. Feeling too happy with a piece … Continue reading

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