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Scrivener for Thesis Writing:Getting Started on Writing (or death to the blank page)

As a thesis writer, I’ve discovered a lot about writing, myths about writing and even some pedagogy about writing. I’ve received much advice about writing and struggled with it. The best books I’ve read has been Kamler & Thomson 2014 … Continue reading

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Scrivener for Thesis Writing: Upcoming Workshops at University of Technology Sydney

For UTS Postgraduate students – I’ll be doing another Scrivener for Thesis Writing Workshop as part of the UTS Graduate Research School ‘Summer Research School’ in November 2016.   This is mostly aimed at students new to Scrivener.  If you … Continue reading

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Scrivener for Thesis Writing: Using Synopsis as a Topic Sentence checker

Topic Sentences are important in academic writing.  The Thesis Whisperer has blogged about “The Zombie Thesis” and how a lack of clear topic sentences can make your thesis, well, zombie like. Luckily, Scrivener has several awesome built-in features that makes regular checking … Continue reading

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10 Best Practices in Scrivener to save your “tomorrow self” [Thesis writing]

Save your tomorrow self by following these Top 10 Best Practices for Writing in Scrivener Continue reading

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PhD and – >Derby Blues — Eat, Sleep, Live Derby In The World of Kiki’N Da Teef

This image is actually about Roller Derby – but I bet it made you think of a PhD / Research experience! Let’s just say that I wanted to kick my helmet across the rink yesterday. Yes, it was one of … Continue reading

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Scrivener for Thesis Writing: Evernote and Google Drive

Scrivener is an awesome writing tool- but you’re likely to have your research bits and pieces in other software like Evernote and Google Drive. I use Evernote for keeping my Supervision Notes,PhD reflections and web clippings about potential supervisors. I … Continue reading

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Scrivener for Thesis Writing: Customise Your Icons

  from Flaticon.com Did you know it’s possible to customise the icons in Scrivener? I’ve customised mine to represent the country flags of the two places that I did my fieldwork (Brazil and Timor-Leste). This makes it visually easy to … Continue reading

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Scrivener for Thesis Writing: Icons

Icons in the Scrivener Binder are a great tool to quickly orientate yourself in your writing. Icons in Scrivener Binder have two functions Icons can tell you some basic information about your writing Icons can visually orientate you to different sections of … Continue reading

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Slow Scholarship

“the article develops a feminist ethics of care that challenges the isolating effects and embodied work conditions inherent to the increasing demands placed on academics within the neoliberal university.” Continue reading

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