Writing and Research Tips
How to Make the Most out of Your Graduate School Experience
25th August 2022Graduate school is a unique experience and though it’s cliché, it really is what you make of it. Whether you’re attending an in-person program, low-residency program, or completely online program, it’s important to make the most of it, no matter what that might look like for you.
Classics that Are Perfect for Summer
25th August 2022We’ve written posts before about how important it is to read widely, and if you read interviews with writers or talk to an established writer, at some point it’s likely that they’ll tell you that in order to write well, you need to read a lot.
Dissertation Writing Tips: How to Paraphrase
25th August 2022Avoiding plagiarism is a central focus when you’re writing your dissertation, and part of that involves paraphrasing the research you read.
World Poetry Day is Tomorrow!
25th August 2022Tomorrow is World Poetry Day! Why world poetry day? Poetry is universal, it crosses cultures and generations and reminds us of our shared humanity.
How to Beat Writer's Block
25th August 2022Ah, the dreaded writer’s block. It happens to all of us at some point. Whether you’re working on a book, a paper, your dissertation, or a work project, sometimes you just get stuck.
How to Utilize National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), Even for Your Dissertation!
25th August 2022It’s November, and it’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Although it was developed for people writing novels, many people use it to write nonfiction.
Dissertation Writing Tips: Helpful Writing Software
25th August 2022We know that the best advice to get started with writing is just to write. But there are definitely tools that help make the process less arduous (see our favorite books about writing here).
Writing 1000 Words a Day (or 750, or 500...)
25th August 2022Did our blog headline get your attention? Great! We thought it would. Too good to be true, you might be asking? Nope.
Academic Writing Tips: How to Declutter Your Writing
25th August 2022It’s important to get words down on the page. Without it, you don’t have a thesis or dissertation.
Books to Read for Black History Month
25th August 2022February is Black History Month. This originated as “Negro History Week,” which historian Carter G.
National Grammar Day!
25th August 2022March 4th! It’s the only day of the year that is also a complete sentence (march forth!). It’s also National Grammar Day.
Motivational Quotes to Help Fuel your Writing
25th August 2022
There’s no doubt about it, writing can be hard. Often we just need a little extra motivation to jump start our creativity or give us a push to help get us over the latest hurdle.