10 Most unusual dissertation writing tips that really work

Sometimes, following a set of instructions can cause you to have writers block or just block any ideas that you may have. This can be disastrous if you are writing your dissertation. Try this guide to writing a dissertation.

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Try these 10 most unusual dissertation writing tips that will help you to 'think outside of the box', that help you to get inspired and motivated to write an awesome dissertation,

  1. Be unique. You may have already chosen you topic, so think of an unusual slant on the topic, but be realistic because you are writing an academic piece of work and you are looking for good marks.
  2. Time keeping. However long you think that it will take to write your paper, allow a lot longer. You will get days when you will find it hard to write or you are waiting fro information to complete a chapter.
  3. Project diary. This is where you will keep all of your notes about searches and the key words you have used; the reasons why you decided to include or exclude certain pieces of information. This will save time later.
  4. Love your topic. The topic or focus of your dissertation will be part of your life for a long time so you really need to enjoy working with it. Talk to your professor if you need extra motivation.
  5. Start writing. Don't wait until you have completed everything before you start writing. Start writing as you go along, even it it is just jotting down ideas for the conclusion before you have written the introduction.
  6. . Practice not talent. Academic writing is not a talent, it takes practice. You will find that when it comes to writing your dissertation it will be a culmination of skills that you have been encouraged to practice over time.
  7. Writing a draft. No matter how skilled you are with academic writing you will find that you will still have to draft and redraft. Be prepared to revisit your work several times.
  8. Logical flow. You may be very familiar with your work, but your reader will not be, so make sure that your paper illustrates a logical progression of ideas. Look carefully at basics such as structure of your paragraphs.
  9. Acknowledgments. Make time to write this section. Check and recheck the wording that you use and above all make sure that you include everyone in your list.
  10. References. Check that you have the right number of references. Check that you have cited accurately and make sure that you are using the correct reference system.

If you have worked you way through these tips and applied them to your paper then you should start to be feeling good about your work.

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