On this blog, and in programs I’m involved in like Thesis Boot Camp and Shut Up and Write, we frequently … More
‘Binge writing’ is a common term, which I see used globally by people talking about why it’s better to write a small amount every day. But we need a more inclusive way to talk about intense and fulfilling writing time.
In 2013, I wrote one of my most significant early posts on this blog, The Perfect Sentence Vortex and How … More
I’ve addressed some of these questions before, particularly in Building your thesis on the corpses of your enemies and in my … More
While I’m writing the book, I’m surrounded by some of my favourite texts about writing. None of them have all … More
Yes, this is another metaphor about writing. Let’s see if it goes somewhere useful.
Writing concisely is a great skill–useful for 200-word conference abstracts, 7000-word articles, elegant emails and effective cover letters. Here are … More