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Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Unstick yourself: Strategies for dealing with “feeling stuck” -Brittany Amell
Last week I wrote about how common it is for writers to experience, at one point or another, a sense of getting “stuck” in one’s writing. This week I share some strategies that emerged from my earlier research with doctoral students. If you’re stuck, I hope that something here spurs you onward! Don’t give...
Monday, November 19, 2018
Feeling stuck? Read this. -Brittany Amell
Last week I explored the use of metaphors as a tool for guiding how we orient ourselves and our research writing. This week is the first part of a two-part post on “feeling stuck”. Part 1 explores some experiences with feeling stuck, and Part 2 will outline some possible strategies for navigating stuckness. In...
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Metaphorically speaking -Brittany Amell
An AcWriMo blog post by Brittany Amell, third-year doctoral student in the School of Linguistics and Language Studies. When you think about doing a literature review, what comes to mind? I’ll go first: I have parallel and simultaneous feelings of panic and satisfaction. I have a vision of running to—and from—stacks of books, rows...