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- Story structure 2 – research writing
- Story and research writing
- when your writing plan gets stuck
- Planning and writing
- the planning fallacy and the PhD
- five discussion chapter challenges
- making the case for your research
- useless ideas
- academic writing as conversation
- AI and all that jazz
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- a note on acronyms
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Tag Archives: blogging
Ten! Ten! Ten!
This post is brought to you by the number ten. Ten of what, I hear you ask? Well – ten years of blogging. And 894 posts, counting this one. Not quite two posts a week for all of the ten … Continue reading
academic writing choices – learning from blogging
I’ve been thinking about academic writing and blogging again. I’ve been wondering what we might learn from thinking about the writing that bloggers do. Academic blogs are not all the same. They can be categorised in various ways. I’ve been … Continue reading
so you want to blog – a blog of my own
Why would anyone start a blog? It’s a big commitment. A blog can be seen as an “extra”, as a “vanity project” as “not scholarly”, particularly if it doesn’t directly hit a “public engagement” or “impact” target. It’s so much … Continue reading
so you want to blog – writing a blog post
There’s a lot to think about when writing short. A blog post, a short piece of writing, requires careful consideration, just like a longer text. But there’s no need to struggle with writing blog posts on your own. There’s quite … Continue reading
so you want to blog – should I write a guest post?
This mini-series is in response to numerous requests to say more about blogging. Your requests are my blogging agenda. Why blog? Well, there are reasons. Maybe you’ve heard, or been told, that blogging is a good way to reflect on your … Continue reading
bus driver’s holiday
This week Patter will be posting every day – coming to you almost live from Tate summer school for teachers. Cultural and arts education is a big part of my day job and a lot of my research is in … Continue reading
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a book from blog posts?
Maybe you have been harbouring secret thoughts about getting a book from those blog posts that you’ve been writing. I think about it too, occasionally, as patter is now several books worth of words. Well, before you take the plunge, … Continue reading
don’t do as I did, don’t do as I do
I really love reading about other people’s experiences of the PhD and beyond. But I don’t much like talking about my own. Well, I do sometimes talk about myself on this blog. Talking about me makes the blog a bit human. … Continue reading
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