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Category Archives: academic writing

How to allow yourself to write imperfectly

How to allow yourself to write imperfectly

When we sit down to write we often find ourselves deleting more than we write or hesitating to write anything until it sounds perfect. And yet a great secret to progressing with your writing is to allow yourself to write imperfectly! Earlier this week I’ve received this comment from one of the participants of myContinue Reading

Online lecture “How to start writing”

Online lecture “How to start writing”

Recording of the online lecture “How to start writing” Register via Eventbrite to get instant access: https://howtostartwriting2017.eventbrite.co.uk   Do you need to write up your thesis or research paper but keep getting stuck with it? You are not alone, many researchers struggle with it!   Even when we know we should be writing we findContinue Reading

Here is how to focus on your writing

Here is how to focus on your writing

It is notoriously difficult to focus on your writing, be that a research paper or your thesis. We are usually so busy during the day that there is never enough time to get any writing done. And when we do find the time to sit down to write we feel scattered, distracted, doubt ourselves, andContinue Reading

Tasks take longer than you thought? (article)

Tasks take longer than you thought? (article)

Today I want to ask you one question. Do you find yourself saying “This task took longer than I thought”? If you do, this article is just for you! Recently I noticed that several of my private clients said exactly this, and I thought if they are experiencing this problem, then there is a chanceContinue Reading

Not as easy as it used to be

Not as easy as it used to be

I hear from you that some of the things you need to do for you work are not as easy as they used to be. For example: writing. It might have been very easy when you were undergrad or even Masters student, but now when you are a PhD, postdoc or staff, you find youContinue Reading