Blues – African-American musical form dealing with sorrows, trials and tribulations Blue – Australian slang for making a mistake. As in
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As AcWriMo 2021 finishes off, so am I. The self-imposed discipline of producing the first draft of a short book ( 50k words) in a month is just
Passive voice. Put simply, the active voice is when the actor, the person doing the action, is named. The writer does not name the actor when using
Academic writers often lose themselves when writing about literatures. It is easier to be textually confident when writing about what you did
Whether you are revising your own writing or responding to reviewer feedback, you need to work out what to do. But you also need to work out where
Many people approach revising as if it is a single shot process. They tell themselves, “I’m just going to sit down now and revise my paper”.
When you begin the PhD you will be told to read, and read a lot. But you’ll find not any old approach to reading will do. It’s a particular kind
Writing is a crucial aspect of doctoral work – indeed all the scholarly work you will undertake from now on. Writing is integral to scholarship.
Are you just starting a PhD? Worried? Excited? Nervous? Fear not.:There’s lots of support and help available to you. Your institution is likely
Ah, another new academic year. Time to make plans. Take stock. Write goals. Start filling up the diary. Given the disruption we’ve experienced
You all know about leftovers. The bits of a meal that you couldn’t quite finish. The remnants that end up in a plastic box or a covered bowl in
Occasionally I offer strategies that you can try to see if they work for you. If they do, and not everything works for everybody, then you can add
The term self-plagiarism is usually associated with re-using your own work, recycling slabs of material already published, cutting and pasting from
Eighteen months of working from home. Or WFH, WTF!! as you will now hear me say. Often. I want to WAW (work at work). I’m not desperate about it
The thesis must show and tell your examiner that its writer is ready to be called Dr. Yep. Dr (insert your surname here.) What do I mean by show