Tag Archives: AcWri

Not So Good: AcWriMo Day Five and Six Report

After having an awesome day four of Academic Writing Month (AcWriMo), my writing took a slump for the next two days. I only got 49 words written on day five and 224 words on day six. Neither of these days … Continue reading

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Awesome Day! AcWriMo Report Day 4

I had a great working day yesterday, blowing my daily goal out of the water. I wrote 6292 words yesterday. That is an incredible number for me because a good day is usually around 500 words. I completed the job … Continue reading

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AcWriMo Day Two and Three Report

The start of this year’s Academic Writing Month (AcWriMo) is so far the best one yet for me. I am feeling very focused and I am writing more words per day than I usually do (except when I am specifically … Continue reading

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AcWriMo Day One Report

I stated Academic Writing Month (AcWriMo) well. I reached my daily goal of writing 300 words per day on weekends by writing 350 words. I also completed an abstract for a special issue of the journal Wi: A Journal of … Continue reading

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AcWriMo and My Goals for the Month

So November started yesterday, which means there are hundreds of academics writing like mad because it is Academic Writing Month (AcWriMo). Currently in its fourth incarnation, ACWriMo is the brainchild of Charlotte Frost, founder of PhD2Published.It is an excellent way … Continue reading

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How Much Should Graduate Students Publish?

There is a great debate about how much graduate students should be publishing in the comments section of this post in the philosophy news blog Daily Nous. Enjoy!

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It’s not just about the thesis…

Doing a Ph.D. should be more than just reading and writing, this post in “The Thesis Whisperer” discusses other activities Ph.D. students should be doing to help them become better students and prepare them for the future. The Thesis Whisperer … Continue reading

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Future Projects Page Now Up

Please look at the menu bar of this blog for a moment. You will (hopefully) notice the new “Future Projects” page, which give descriptions of my three current projects. Two of these projects have more detailed sub-pages. Please feel free … Continue reading

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Sisters of Chaos and More: Deleuze (and Guattari) Conference List 2015

After a month and a half absence from blogging here, I present what has become one of this blog’s most popular reoccurring posts – the annual Deleuze conference list for 2015. There is a variety of international locations, which is … Continue reading

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10:1 – Time Spent on Meetings and Email to Primary Research

In a recent post in the Huffington Post, Lisa Wade writes about how professors actually spend their time during the day. In the chart below it is very surprising to see that together attending meetings and writing and reading emails … Continue reading

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