A Simple Plot for a Literature Review

There’s an easy way to chart your course through it. There are two things you need any time you are stuck in writing. You need to set the course and steady the course. If you are stuck while writing a literature review, then each of these things– set the course and steady the course– have particular ways in which you …

BIG Goals Gone Wrong (and Right)

What to Do with Our Big Dreams and Terrible Predicaments Not many people finish that book. You may have heard it said that something like 70% of Americans hope to write a book some day (surely by this point in American history the number has dropped, no?). In any case we know how that all turns out: very, very, very …

Performance not matching your Potential?

Don’t fix your Writing, Fix Your Attention    Well of course we want to fix our writing. That’s part of writing. But it’s not the first place our attention should be going.      That’s putting the cart before the horse. Before we go tackling the big challenges that show up in the content and form of our writing, we …