Professor Wendy Highby relates advice from professional writers, including faculty and writing guru Robert Boice. Learn how academic writers approach writing and their inside information on strategies for writing and finishing your dissertation with the least stress possible. Associate Professor Stephanie Wiegand discusses the SMART method for writing goals, writing trackers to record progress (for your benefit as well as that of your advisor), how to plan backwards and set up a research and manuscript timeline, and advice on checking in with your goals and readjusting as necessary (because life happens).
Highby, Wendy, "Setting Writing Goals: Generative Writing, Time Management, and Getting Past that Blinking Cursor" (2018). Dissertation Prep and Writing Intensive Workshop. 9.