When you are planning your essay, it helps to get yourself into a critical frame of mind.
After researching and planning, allow your unconscious to process the task overnight before you start writing.
Anna Barker I recently wrote a story for a collection I’m working on at the moment. It was going well — so well, in fact, that the short story grew and became a novella. I got to around 22,000 words,…
Make sure you base your timetable on how long things actually take to do - not how long you think they take.
Working with a partner can help you to crystallise your ideas even when you are working in a very specialised area.
When you're planning an assignment, build in extra time for unforeseen difficulties.
The principles of storytelling can be successfully applied to academic writing to make your research more compelling.
At several points in your writing, getting back to pen and paper can help you to improve the structure of your work.
Students enjoy having the opportunity to share ideas about writing and learn from each other in workshops.
When you start a new assignment, try to allow yourself the freedom to think creatively about it, in a relaxed way.