The Completion Agenda, Part 3: Revising Your Dissertation David D. Perlmutter, The Chronicle of Higher Education You've successfully defended, but you're not done yet! "Globally and historically, I believe no doctoral committee in academic history has ever addressed the candidate, 'Hail the new Mozart! It’s perfect and flawless. Don’t change a thing!'"
The No-Fail Secret to Writing a Dissertation Theresa MacPhail, Chronicle Vitae As a former journalist, assistant professor, and seasoned dissertation-writing-workshop coach at New York University, I can promise you there is only one fail-safe method, one secret, one guaranteed trick that you need in order to finish your dissertation: Write.
From Predator to Pet: Three Techniques for Taming Your Writing Project Joli Jensen, Chronicle Vitae The key to productive writing is steady engagement with a project you find rewarding. But academic writing projects don’t always feel rewarding—in fact, they often feel like predators lurking in the jungle, ready to attack. Who wants to engage with them?
Why Writers Are the Worst Procrastinators in the World Megan McArdle, The Atlantic Like most writers, I am an inveterate procrastinator. In the course of writing this one article, I have checked my e-mail approximately 3,000 times, made and discarded multiple grocery lists, ...