I’ve done it! After two years, I have finished the MA studies. The diss is in (with thanks to Encourager who, when I lost my nerve said “Press send”!) and now I just have to wait for the result. Which is scary. But I do think I’ve done enough. And now Beloved Other and I… Continue reading Finished!!
I have 15103 words. This is a result! It is well within the tolerance levels, and it makes (better) sense. Even the footnotes are, to quote my Wonderful Current Supervisor, “cleaner” (this raises all sorts of interesting thoughts in my mind, which I am not going to pursue!) I have titles for my chapters, and… Continue reading Last Lap
I have a very clear memory of being in my first primary school class and being taught to write. I learned the letters well enough and could soon spell the needed words. I even mastered capital letters for the beginning of sentences fairly easily. But for some reason, full stops eluded me. I cold not… Continue reading
I have just edited 400 words out of a chapter. This is a breakthrough….only 1100 words to go,,,, To get rid of, I mean. It was hard enough writing them in the first place. Cutting them out is even harder. Life is odd 🙂 We’ll get there. And thanks to Reader! Most encouraging!
I’ve just got my latest essay back, and it would be fair to say that I am disappointed with the mark. (as, it appears from the comments, is the marker….”this is elegantly written, but unfortunately I must give it a low mark”…) I have managed to write a history essay rather than a literary one,… Continue reading On reading the question….
It’s the MayDay holiday, so what does a girl do? Well, this one spends the morning reviewing an essay on humoral theory and its impact on early modern theatre (and doing the footnotes and bibliography – with only a little bit of shouting and hitting the desk! Boy, I hate footnoting….) and the afternoon in… Continue reading A jolly holiday…with not-Mary-Poppins….
I have been reading a lot! There is a 4000 word essay due in on May 4th and another on May 11th – and each of them needs quite a lot of reading. It’s been fun. In a way. The problem is trying to fit it all into a short time. It’s not that the… Continue reading Would that there were more time….