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For When You Just. Cannot. Write. Any. More.

“Vanderburg goes on to argue that the recent increase in emissions I CANNOT DO THIS WHY IS THIS HAPPENING TO ME LALALALALA.” Yes, the drafts of my papers actually look like that. I get to the point where I’m so … Continue reading

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Pre-Write Like a Pro

I recall a time when I couldn’t write a thesis statement if my life depended on it.  At the start of high school there wasn’t a paper assigned that I didn’t need an extension on — and it certainly wasn’t … Continue reading

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Two Apps to Make Your Computer Writer-Friendly

I find that writing on a computer is both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, it’s an absolute godsend. I can type way faster than I write by hand, and copy/paste is my salvation in revision.  On … Continue reading

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What does it take to get you to write?

Snow helps, and nighttime. I can’t hear talking or lyrics: only classical music. I need to surround myself with the relevant documents and clear all other clutter out of the way. Tea and cigarettes used to make me focus—sit down, … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block: Drafting the Reader’s Digest Version of Your Paper

Ever have the problem where you know what you want to say in a paper but cannot seem to articulate your ideas intelligibly in writing? Here’s a quick tip that has always helped me out when I run into this … Continue reading

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Where to find ideas

the best place for ideas might be in the only place you don’t look. Continue reading

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