I know, you might question me if I want to really write, why I keep reading books about writing. Should I just better sit and write than read books about how to write? Anyway, writing is not just about writing. You will learn more that writing is also about preparing yourself to write. Not convinced? Trust me, I don’t blame you. How about this, it is how to prepare yourself so that you can allocate a time to write rather than to find a time or to wait until you feel like you want to write.
Please enjoy this highly informative book “How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic.”
Just found out yesterday, introduced by a librarian. This should be a cool tool for many PhD students who are often unsure about keeping their timeframe. This may not fit with those who have a non-university research partner like myself, a grassroots community organization. Regardless how you do your research, I think this is really helpful with some dates and some suggested instructions in meeting the dates.
Please click on the image and it will bring you to the actual site.
Just recently finished reading this book. He was absolutely an unusually amazing person. He truly tried hard to represent the rebellious group, and he was successful. Someone I know said “capitalist is capitalist.” But I would argue that he has some important values other than being a member of a capitalist group. Some values that should inspire us in making real impacts to their community.
Continue reading Steve Jobs →
This may not be new for some of you, but this one is really creative in delivering the message about our [sometimes] unthoughtful consumption decision. The story of stuff by Annie Leonard elaborates how a product was produced and finally thrown in a garbace can. This clearly shows how a long process is associated in a product and how it is associated with the quality of environment. It does make me think differently about my buying decision. Does it make you think differently? Click on the image to go to the Story of Stuff website.