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The Hunting of the Snark or In Search of a Final Draft

While I’m back to blogging and sharing CFPs, I’m not quite at the stage of turning the thesis in. I’m awaiting comments from my second supervisor, who is generally more thorough and critical than my first.* Following generally held advice on … Continue reading

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On Watching Your Proposed Submission Date Fly By

I had been going to frame this post in an entirely different way. I even had about 70% of a post written on the train on my way to the dreaded meeting with my supervisors. The one where when we … Continue reading

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Goal Setting: Count Down to T-Day

Or “Eeek it’s February already!” My thesis submission date (or T-Day as it is marked on my calendar) is getting ever closer and I’ve now had feedback on almost all of the new writing I did during November and December. … Continue reading

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Essential Writing Aids

Well, November has come and gone and I managed to reach my target of writing 20k words in a month. Then December happened and the inevitable Christmas/New Year productivity slump. I’ve been getting back into the swing of things this … Continue reading

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Update: NaThiWriMo Take 2

It’s been a while since I posted a blog anywhere, but the silence on here has been deafening of late. Even the CFPs have dried up on here, mostly because I’m on a self-imposed conference paper ban and have therefore … Continue reading

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Guest Bloggers Wanted: Interesting Literature

Interesting Literature is a blog which features regular posts on all aspects of literature, from Shakespeare to F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Joyce to J. R. R. Tolkien, Aeschylus to Sherlock Holmes. We are interested in receiving proposals for guest blog … Continue reading

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NaThWriMo: Or How the NaNoWriMo Fever Can Help You Write Your Thesis

It’s now officially November, and the blogosphere is buzzing with the optimism of the first few days of National Novel Writing Month, better known as NaNoWriMo. Having presented at two rather large conferences in August and September, and gotten married … Continue reading

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