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Tag Archives: time
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
Last weekend brought the inevitable long Saturday newspaper read – that’s a thing in our house. We only buy one paper a week and we do like to sit down and savor it the morning it’s bought. We leave some … Continue reading
At the start of the PhD you need to sort out how you will accomplish the necessary reading, and the writing that relates to the reading. You may have to write a much larger PhD proposal than the one that … Continue reading
If you are a student of English literature then you will be very familiar with the paratext and the hypotext. A hypotext is an early text that serves as a source for a later one. Homer’s Odyssey was the hypotext … Continue reading