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How is it possible to write?

Returning to recent writing

I’m returning to a piece of writing I started in April and then had to leave because of other commitments. Since then my ideas have moved on as a result of more recent research – mainly the stuff about blocks and threads. Now I have a new deadline to finish …

Final submission

This evening I sent of the manuscript for the third edition of my qualitative research book to the publisher. Right on time – well after getting a month’s extension about six weeks ago. The whole thing took me from the beginning of August. The final steps were doing short conclusions …

Moving on

As I get into writing a new paper I am determined to continue to move forward in developing a more personal and less cluttered writing style. The initial problem is the huge backstory and the traditional expectation for literature review and arrangement of empirical evidence. What I have to do …

Every minute counts

I have long realised that putting aside longer periods of time doesn’t necessarily mean writing more. On the other hand not letting opportunities pass is crucial. This morning, fifteen minutes before going out I opened my laptop and wrote a paragraph. This was after two hours yesterday seeking out a …