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  1. Piles, Stacks, Folders

    or suggestions for future articles, please contact me at . ...

    Peg Boyle Single - Jul 27 2009

  2. Expert Advice

    — and one I asked during the interview: Peg Boyle Single: Welcome to the Demystifying ...

    Peg Boyle Single - Dec 16 2009

  3. Procrastination -- II

    Demystifying the Dissertation I read my previous column online and I immediately saw a few changes that I would have made. I realized, and I’ll admit, that it was one of the hardest columns for me to write (my column on Felix ...

    Peg Boyle Single - May 26 2010

  4. Procrastination - I

    Demystifying the Dissertation While I can’t say that I perfected perfectionism, I can state that I truly perfected procrastination. I was a master at finding other things to do rather than working on my dissertation. I had two things ...

    Peg Boyle Single - Apr 30 2010

  5. Perfectionism -- II

    introductory paragraph and replace blank with the appropriate words. I use blank as a placeholder every single ...

    Peg Boyle Single - Apr 16 2010

  6. A Writing Partner

    at by clicking on Felix. I wish you much joy and happiness in the new year. Take care, Peg. ...

    Peg Boyle Single - Feb 26 2010

  7. Perfectionism - I

    Demystifying the Dissertation Thanks to everyone for your comments and kind words on my last column, where I wrote about Felix, my four-legged writing partner who passed away recently. I was moved by the many stories of your writ ...

    Peg Boyle Single - Mar 17 2010

  8. Group Work

    Demystifying the Dissertation At first, sharing our writing graphs was a solemn affair. We would hold up our graphs and explain when we had been able to write that week and what we accomplished. My graph was always boring -- I simply ...

    Peg Boyle Single - Dec 4 2009

  9. A Writing Routine

    Demystifying the Dissertation Recently I was talking with a group of master’s and doctoral students about writing. A colleague asked me to talk with his students and I gladly agreed. We were sitting in a round circle in a nice tan-co ...

    Peg Boyle Single - Nov 16 2009

  10. What the Research Says

    Demystifying the Dissertation In my last column, we discussed the issue of developing a regular writing routine and I debunked two far too popular writing myths: (1) that writing can only happen in large blocks of time, and (2) t ...

    Peg Boyle Single - Nov 2 2009

  11. A Regular Writing Routine

    Demystifying the Dissertation The concept of a regular writing routine is not unique to me — I just happen to love alliteration and so I repackaged the concept into a new term. Robert Boice (author of How Writer’s Journey to Comfor ...

    Peg Boyle Single - Oct 16 2009

  12. Too Much to Say? (II)

    Demystifying the Dissertation Hi everyone. In this column, I continue on the theme from my last column. I addressed a question posted by Dr. Lee Elaine Skallerup. In a posting, she wrote: “I would be interested to know, what abou ...

    Peg Boyle Single - Sep 11 2009

  13. Too Much to Say?

    Demystifying the Dissertation Who knew that writing about note taking could stir up so much interest? Well, I have heard from quite a few of you, and through these exchanges, I have had the opportunity to think about note taking some ...

    Peg Boyle Single - Aug 17 2009

  14. Don't Stare at Blank Screen

    Demystifying the Dissertation I’m writing this column because: (1) I used to stare at a blank screen, and (2) I’d like to save you a modicum of misery while you are writing your dissertation. Truth be told, I don’t want to save you a ...

    Peg Boyle Single - Jul 1 2009

  15. Review of Michael Corballis, "The Wandering Mind: What the Brain Does When You’re Not Looking"

    to the peg of the moment, and thus is neither melancholy nor weary.” But that’s just human vanity ...

    Scott McLemee - May 20 2015



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