Welcome to the first edition of the TD:D Blog Carnival!
In this week’s blog round-up, I’m happy to share several posts that include writing tips and tricks for dissertation writers, a cautionary tale, and a great review of a dissertation writing manual.
Enjoy the posts and make sure to check back next week for another edition of the TD:D blog carnival.
73 Ways to Become a Better Writer by Mary Jaksch
Want to improve your writing skills? Check out this wide range of suggestions – everything from learn a new word a day to mindmapping to reading grammar books.
6 Ways to Avoid Letting Your Computer Distract You by Brian Croxall
In this article, Croxall offers quick reviews of various software options that help you to focus on your writing without being distracted by your email, the internet, social media updates, etc. Most applications reviews are for Macs, but at least one can be used on Windows machines. Don’t forget to check out the great discussion following the article in the comments section.
Keeping It All Together: A Cautionary Tale by Linda704
Demystifying Dissertation Writing Part 1: Chapters 1-5 by ProtoScholar
This is a great, in-depth review of the first several chapters of Peg Boyle Single’s Demystifying Dissertation Writing: A Streamlined Process from Choice of Topic to Final Text (affiliate link), a book that I included in the first-ever TD:D Giveaway post. If you’ve been thinking about whether you might like to buy the book (or check it out from your local library), this detailed review might help you decide.
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