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Category Archives: 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

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

Feeling BAD about your writing?

Feeling BAD about your writing?

Are you feeling bad about your writing? Does it lead to procrastination and the fear that it is not going to be good enough? Do you fear that your co-authors or the supervisor will criticise you and it stops you in your tracks? Today’s video is exactly about this same problem: when you feel reallyContinue Reading

Get your Lit. Review DONE!!!

Get your Lit. Review DONE!!!

If you are just starting with your project, if you’ve been reading around for a while and now need to write your Literature Review, it all might seem a bit big and overwhelming… “Where do I even start?..” You’ve read a few papers and now when sitting down to write you realise that you forgotContinue Reading