Daniel Wessel
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How can I deal with an overload of writing projects?
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I found it very helpful to use an idea collection, which allows you to prioritize your projects without having the feeling that you miss some of them. It takes one great burden of your shoulders that ...

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How do I organize a massive collection of personal files and writing?
2 votes

Well, that depends if and what you want to do with it. Having a lot of "great" ideas is easy, until you try to realize them (there is often a discrepancy between what one imagines it to be and what it ...

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Color scheme for print and ebook
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Just to sum up what I have learned in the meantime: It is not possible for the kind of book I wrote to do a print and an ePub-eBook version with the same document. Reason being is that the print ...

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How to concentrate when writing?
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8 votes

I wouldn't recommend medication, as it seems that the concentration issues are specific to writing and these are usually short term solutions with long-term negative effects/side-effects. But perhaps ...

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How can I learn to write by hand again?
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11 votes

Probably by making it useful for you again. If you say that it helps you think, then make it easier for you to write by hand and let the results reward/condition you to write more often by hand. Thus, ...

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Where should index and glossary appear in a report?
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This question is difficult to answer because there might be differences in departments/disciplines/committees/etc like Lauren Ipsum mentioned in the comments. In which domain is the thesis (or report?)...

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How do I recover my confidence after a harsh writing group?
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Besides the general advice on writing (like JSBᾶngs said, "You are not your story" and "Allow your writing to suck"), I think in your case this point is also relevant: You are not what your former ...

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Good Outlining Solutions For OSX?
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I can highly recommend Circus Ponies Notebook. It uses the notebook metaphor and it has a page type that gives you an outliner. You can easily integrate media files as well. I use it for fictional and ...

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