Category Archives: productivity

of publications past, present and future

 Look, just blame this bit of silliness on working at home since March. And a bit of clickbait from the Times Higher ( paywalled, but you can see the headline)  (cough) I know you’re there. Turn on the microphone. And the camera. … Continue reading

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lockdown diary

I’ve been in lockdown with my partner for two months now. I have hardly left the house, apart from the occasional walk. Well I have been outside, of course, but in our small backyard and not proper outside outside, if … Continue reading

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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

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