academic writing

Many of the posts on this blog talk specifically about the challenges of academic writing.

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To make things easier, you’ll find links to those posts below. They are divided into three themes: where to write, how to write, and doing a PhD.

where to write 

These posts tell you about the time I tried writing in my kitchen, in a cafe, and in a library.

how to write 

I’ve taken part in Academic Writing Month (AcWriMo) for the past two years.  In 2014, I wrote about starting AcWriMo for the first time and changing my AcWriMo goals. In 2015, my AcWriMo posts tell you about dealing with unexpected revisions, trying out a routine,  and the week it all went wrong.

This post tells you how to write more in less time by being Dino-mite!

I wrote 8 articles (and a book chapter) in a year. This is how I did it.

Looking for information about Scrivener? Here’s the journey so far:

Three things I learned the week I switched to Scrivener

How I use Scrivener for academic writing

Scrivener and EndNote: a simple guide

Writing my PhD using Scrivener

doing a PhD

Everyone needs a PhD Buddy. Find out why here.

I use Excel to manage my literature review. This post explains how.

Thinking about putting in a conference paper? Here, you can read my top 5 reasons to speak at conferences.

and… a couple of stories about rejection.