16,014 words so far. My introduction is nearly done. Chapter 1 is well on its way to being done. Over the next 10 days, I plan to have both ready to send to my advisor. I’m tired. I took Tuesday off, because I had other work I needed to catch up on–a book chapter that… Continue reading Academic Writing Month, Day 20… Only day 20?
I’m at the halfway point. I’ve made a lot of progress, and I’m proud of it. 12,939 words total, since November 1. Only one day where I didn’t meet my goal, but on that day I managed to tap out 205 words. That’s 15 days of producing new writing each and every day. This is… Continue reading Academic Writing Month, Day 15
I got my word count in today, and a little extra– 900 words. I’ve written a lot, I feel, in the past 9 days. But I get mixed feelings as soon as I share my results. I get varying reactions, from praise to “that’s a good start” and then I start to second guess myself.… Continue reading Academic Writing Month, Day 9: Exhaustion
I’ve been really happy with my progress the past 8 days. It’s November 8, day 8 of Academic Writing Month, and I have a total of 7649 words so far, toward my dissertation. Day 1: 1827 –this was the best day, by far, if we’re talking sheer numbers. I researched for 2 hours first, and then… Continue reading Writing Hangover: Or, Academic Writing Month, Day 8
I’ve learned and relearned over the years that an important part of my writing process is taking time to reflect. I doubt I’ll post every single day of Academic Writing Month, but I will write some of my thoughts after each completed day and I’ll put some of those thoughts here on the blog. So,… Continue reading Academic Writing Month, day 1 reflection