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 smarter – Top 6 Writing Smarter Goals
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Is 2012 the year of “work smarter”? I have recently had this question posed by several colleagues and friends. At this time of the new year many are setting goals, new year’s resolutions and challenging ways of working, so this question seems valid to consider.
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.
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.
This site has everything from a handy citation cheat sheet for APA, MLA, and CMS to subject specific writing tips. This is one of those sites I can’t live without and yet I forget there was once a time I didn’t know about it—which means that there are probably many of you who also do not know about it.