I DO travel the world and my schedule is tremendously busy, but my students are my priority and I make sure to give them time, regardless of whether I am at a conference, workshop or doing fieldwork. pic.twitter.com/y QPCnb Z9y9 — Dr Raul Pacheco-Vega (@raulpacheco) May 12, 2018 This is going to make some people's blood boil but yes, Virginia, Bolker suggests the first thing in the morning is you should do is write.As I said on Twitter, Elinor Ostrom was SUPER famous and she was an incredibly dedicated advisor. pic.twitter.com/T31C1e Nh Bg — Dr Raul Pacheco-Vega (@raulpacheco) May 12, 2018 I do not champion the 1,500 words or 5-10 pages a day approach.Editor of the best-selling The Writers Home Companion, Joan Bolker, Ed.
pic.twitter.com/0C3o ATrywo — Dr Raul Pacheco-Vega (@raulpacheco) May 12, 2018 Bolker is right and that’s why her book works.
Reading Jensen’s Write No Matter What changed my life and cemented the thought that constant contact with a writing project is fundamental.
I champion the "write memorandums" and "scribble notes in your Everything Notebook" because that's how you "write your way in".
And to end my review of “Write Your Dissertation in 15 Minutes a Day” by Joan Bolker, I’ll quote “So this book is not a miracle worker. It doesn't even promise what the title suggests it might.
The first book in a series of volumes I have been interested in reading is Joan Bolker’s “Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day: A Guide to Starting, Revising, and Finishing Your Doctoral Thesis“.