Tag Archives: Editing

The Craft of Learning An Art

I’ve been working on writing my first television pilot script recently. As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been busy doing all sorts of writing, but the pilot is the thing I’ve been focusing on a lot. I also … Continue reading

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Time, Energy and the Will to Write

Time. Time and energy. They are intrinsically linked, as Einstein knew so well (see E=mc² and the whole of relativity theory). I’ve not had a lot of time to write this blog recently. Or, rather, I’ve had the same amount … Continue reading

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The Circle of… A Day In the… Final Four Words

The final four words of Netflix’s revival of the beloved TV show Gilmore Girls, which they subtitled A Year In the Life, are its creator Amy Sherman-Palladino’s culmination of the pop-cultural phenomenon. Some fans are angry at them, almost demanding a … Continue reading

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The Art of Job Hunting

Go to any website offering job advice and they’ll most likely say very similar things. Your resume, or CV depending on part of the world and/or job experience, should have active verbs with results-driven content. It shouldn’t be more than … Continue reading

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A Summer of Change

I spent a beautiful day yesterday at the US Open with my wife and father-in-law. It was clear skies, not terribly hot and filled with some excellent tennis. It was a great way to end summer. And it’s been an … Continue reading

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Farewell, Major Tom

I awoke yesterday to the stunning news of David Bowie’s death. Apparently many of his family and friends, including producer Tony Visconti, knew he was suffering from cancer for a while. Some have, in retrospect, realised that his recent communication … Continue reading

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At the Dark End of the Street

I’m done!  Mostly.  I think… I’ve completed a full revised draft of the entire thesis.  It’s even under the maximum word limit.  Mostly it’s good, with some very strong sections.  I have sent it off to my advisor for last … Continue reading

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Write like the wind (of conference papers)

Well, I’m off to another conference later this week.  I’ve written before about things to do and avoid at conferences but realised those were mostly about attending.  Now comes the post about writing and presenting a paper. There are plenty … Continue reading

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Out of the door and down on the streets all alone

I had an interesting week last week.  My partner was away visiting her family, so I was alone for just over a week (well, alone with the cats).  It made me realise a few things about myself, working on a … Continue reading

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This Post Has Been Revised, Per Feedback From Supervisor

I’ve started the long process of revising  my PhD chapter drafts.  Other people have written about the topic and give excellent advice, which I am trying to follow.  Overall it’s a long task that is going to have a lot … Continue reading

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