Re-Sharing this post as I like the different academic viewpoints. I’ve found word counts really helpful in staying on track but also realise that they can mask a lot of work-that-is-yet-to-be-done.
My post last week – “Your word count means nothing to me” – generated a lot of agreement and some high-fiving about raising the issue of obsessing about word counts. I’m very aware, though, that it could also have alienated some readers and, indeed, friends. For this reason, I ran the post past Inger Mewburn (The Thesis […]