I write out a definition of the problem and a statement of the purpose which I wish the campaign to achieve. Then I go no further until the statement and its principles have been accepted by the client.

Letters of Note: I am a lousy copywriter

Good writing advice from the ad man.

Stop SOPA & PIPA

Stop SOPA & PIPA

Your fear of being wrong wins out over your fear of having to convince someone you’re right. Your client is in your head with you.
While this list is for designers, it’s a great list for dissertators. Just substitute “designer” for “scholar.”
If you’re an artist, a leader or someone seeking to make a difference, the first thing you do should be to lay tracks to accomplish your goals, not to hear how others have reacted/responded/insisted to what happened yesterday.
Seth’s Blog: The first thing you do when you sit down at the computer
Working it Out

Nothing says “Fuck Yeah” more than working the hell out, or escaping the clutches of Tyrannosaurus Rex

Full disclosure: I wrote this post and feel a little weird about re-posting my own words, but fuck it.

Working it Out

Nothing says “Fuck Yeah” more than working the hell out, or escaping the clutches of Tyrannosaurus Rex

Full disclosure: I wrote this post and feel a little weird about re-posting my own words, but fuck it.

25 Things Writers Should Stop Doing via

I don’t know where author Chuck Wendig has been all my life, but I like his snappy prose and bullshit free advice. His blog addresses fiction writers mostly, but we dissertators are writers too, like it or not.

Favorite quotes include:


  Carpet bomb the Comfort Zone so that none other may dwell there.
  
  Roll around in responsibility like a dog rolling around in an elk miscarriage.
  
  Worry is some useless shit. It does nothing. It has no basis in reality. It’s a vestigial emotion


Mother fucking word.

25 Things Writers Should Stop Doing via

I don’t know where author Chuck Wendig has been all my life, but I like his snappy prose and bullshit free advice. His blog addresses fiction writers mostly, but we dissertators are writers too, like it or not.

Favorite quotes include:

Carpet bomb the Comfort Zone so that none other may dwell there.

Roll around in responsibility like a dog rolling around in an elk miscarriage.

Worry is some useless shit. It does nothing. It has no basis in reality. It’s a vestigial emotion

Mother fucking word.

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