On the one hand, much doctoral research is about careful analysis of what is already known, and exact, incremental, logical … More
Usually I keep my to-do lists as handwritten scrawls, as marginalia, as a schedule in my calendar, or I remember … More
While I’m writing the book, I’m surrounded by some of my favourite texts about writing. None of them have all … More
One of the biggest challenges for PhD candidates, and any writer, is motivation. There is little external motivation beyond ‘getting … More
Yes, this is another metaphor about writing. Let’s see if it goes somewhere useful.
A couple of years ago, I had 4 jobs. I was teaching a Masters professional communication subject with 60 students; … More
I’ve been thinking a lot about productivity and efficiency recently. Reading yet more articles about startups working a 4 day … More
This is the second post in a new series about giving ourselves permission. The first one is here. Actually, I … More