#AcWriMo 2014 Review: Post-thesis writing is hard (duh)

November has gone by in a blur! The "what just happened" kind of blur. Now that the dust has settled I'd like to share some of my thoughts on participating in #AcWriMo this year: This year was by far the most difficult year in terms of getting words down on paper because I didn't "have to" … Continue reading #AcWriMo 2014 Review: Post-thesis writing is hard (duh)

AcWriMo 2014 is coming! You in?

November is nearly upon us and that means it's nearly time for Academic Writing Month 2014! For those completely new to "AcWriMo" it's a month long writing event that academics all over the world can take part in. This event was created by @CharlotteFrost and is run with the help of a group of volunteers (including … Continue reading AcWriMo 2014 is coming! You in?

Thesis editing merry-go-round

I have what is known as a 'first full draft' of my thesis, which is an accomplishment in itself, but I certainly didn't feel very 'accomplished' at the time of handing it in to my supervisors last December. It wasn't a thesis, but more a collection of chapters, full of conceptual holes and in desperate … Continue reading Thesis editing merry-go-round