Are you failing to progress with your writing? This enhanced freewriting technique can help you get back on track.
Working from the bottom up can be a creative way to grow a project. You write notes as you read to create a rough draft as you go.
Exploring their research question in a supportive environment helps early-stage researchers to manage the uncertainty of their topic.
Getting off-screen and looking at your research in two and three dimensions can help you see the ‘big picture’ more clearly.
You may want to launch into your most difficult task first. But if this feels intimidating, start with the quick, simple jobs.
1 Starting thoughts When an essay assignment arrives, read the title slowly. Put it aside for an hour then read it again. Take 15 minutes to ask yourself: • Do I understand what’s being asked of me? You might need…
Ideas tend to come when we’re not racking our brains. They surprise us when the mind is relaxed and wandering over our material.
Keep a notebook with you at all times to jot down ideas for your next writing stint.
Academic writing is a significant challenge for predominantly visual thinkers. Here are some ways to help them to convert an explosion of connected ideas into a linear format.
If you’re studying online for longer than usual, take some five-minute breathers that will give your mind a break and might even lead to great ideas.