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academic writing is visual

Writing is a visual medium It may seem odd to say that writing is visual. Writing – and academic writing in particular –  is about words and what they say isn’t it? Well of course it is. But the way … Continue reading

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not letting go of the text

A couple of weeks ago I was asked if I had any advice for someone who struggled to let go of their writing – they wrote but then it was really difficult to send the writing off to their supervisor. … Continue reading

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why it is helpful to read ‘out of your area’

Here’s a somewhat round-about explanation of this assertion… Bear with me through what might seem like a long way to get to an answer. Once upon a time, when I was studying for a PhD, I joined a reading group. … Continue reading

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