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Category Archives: writing

  1. Using prompts to motivate writing: Five strategies to get some words out March 8, 2017

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  2. Reverse-planning (backcasting) a paper (or a research project) December 31, 2016

    Posted in academia, productivity, research, research methods, writing.

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  3. Mind mapping as a strategic research and writing tool December 22, 2016

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  4. On doing the grunt work in academia November 6, 2016

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  5. Using #AcWriMo to develop a daily writing practice October 29, 2016

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  6. Using the rhetorical precis for literature reviews and conceptual syntheses October 24, 2016

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  7. Granular planning and The Rule of Threes October 19, 2016

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  8. Editing a research paper September 2, 2016

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  9. Writing effective memorandums July 28, 2016

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  10. Keeping yourself motivated: The Quick Wins method July 16, 2016

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  11. My Everything Notebook – planning my research and writing output July 6, 2016

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  12. My #PMRC2016 talk on how to #GetYourManuscriptOut June 23, 2016

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  13. How to respond to reviewer comments: The Drafts Review Matrix June 23, 2016

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  14. My own workflow: Strategically reading and summarizing the literature June 2, 2016

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  15. My daily workflow: Breaking down the work in accomplish-able tasks May 21, 2016

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  16. What counts as academic writing? #AcWri March 11, 2016

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  17. Working at my home office vs working at my campus office January 13, 2016

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  18. On the need for reflection in academic writing October 21, 2015

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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  19. Color-coding your highlighting when reading articles and book chapters October 14, 2015

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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  20. Organizing PDFs of journal articles, book and book chapters September 20, 2015

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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  21. Highlighting and note-taking on journal articles, books and book chapters as a model of engagement August 10, 2015

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  22. Online resources to help students summarize journal articles and write critical reviews August 8, 2015

    Posted in academia, teaching, writing.

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  23. On the need of slow scholarship: Towards a new paradigm of research August 1, 2015

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  24. #MyAcWriStrategies: Write first, edit later, and edit by hand August 1, 2015

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  25. On the power of ethnography in public policy research August 1, 2015

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