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Category Archives: thingification
what is “measured” writing?
I was recently part of a small discussion on another social media platform where someone reported that their supervisor had said their writing wasn’t sufficiently “measured’. Without seeing the actual work it was pretty hard to understand what the supervisor … Continue reading
thesis to book: you may need to change your writing ‘voice’
Unlike thesis examiners, academic book publishers are looking for something that is, above all else, a decent read. A first book is by definition written by an author who isn’t widely known, so publishers will be particularly keen to see … Continue reading
Posted in Helen Sword, nominalisation, signposts, thesis, thingification Tagged Helen Sword, Pat Thomson, thesis to book, voice 4 Comments
a thinking tool (tt) for academic writing: front and backloading
I ‘ve decided to post more on some of the thinking tools that I routinely use in my own writing and in conversation with early career researchers. You’ll see them off and on over the next few months. I’m going … Continue reading