5 Common Mistakes to Avoid While Writing Your Thesis


For those of us that have suffered through a dissertation, here are some words of wisdom from the Word Dreams blog on mistakes to avoid while writing a thesis.

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phd dissertationA friend of a friend is working on a dissertation. I read a lot about nonfiction genres during the A to Z Challenge, looking at grant writing and nonfiction in general, but I didn’t get into the fine art of writing a dissertation. She covers it well in this post:

Writing a thesis will most likely be the single most complicated academic assignment you are going to work with throughout your career – or, at least, it is going to feel that way, because it is the first assignment of that order of magnitude you will have to write. Taking into account how much depends on your success with it, it pays to go in prepared and learn from the mistakes of others. Here are 5 things you want to avoid when working on your thesis.

1.    Procrastinating

We all know how it goes: you seemingly have months…

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