Originally mentioned to me by Terry Royce of the Graduate Research School, a reverse outline is a tool that can help you analyse and critique the logical progression of your argument through your draft.
How to create a reverse outline:
I've been asking people in our writing club about their writing anxieties. While there are comments about needing to learn about structure and grammar, there seems to be this feeling that they should be able to write perfectly in their first draft, starting at the introduction and working all the way down to the conclusion.
At UTS Library we are currently piloting a writing club for research students called Shut up and write. It has been overwh
When I was in high school there was a website called hot or not which was incredibly popular. For those not in the know, it’s a site where people put up pictures and the voting audience decided where they are placed on a scale from hot to not. All very scientific.
We had two excellent presentations by Prof. Mark Tennant and Dr Terry Royce this morning about Academic Writing Skills. We'll be publishing the vodcasts of their talk in the next week or two, but I thought I would post some links and useful Library resources to get you started in the meantime.