How to Write When you Don’t Feel Like it

How to Write When you Don’t Feel Like it

Beat the academic writing blues and learn techniques that will help you get out of a procrastination rut for good

What you’ll learn

  • Develop your techniques for setting yourself up to write
  • Find out how to skim read, what writing sprints are, and how to write non-linerarly
  • Come up with ideas of how to bribe yourself for writing
  • Find out about how to reward yourself for reaching personalised writing goals
  • Learn how to excite yourself about writing again
  • Be introduced to bullet journaling for academic writing
  • Practice new ways of removing yourself from the situation to get space from your writing
  • Inspire yourself so that you can write again
  • Create a mood board
  • Learn about mind maps for academic writing
  • Develop a colour coding framework to speed up your writing
  • Learn how to literature search on Google Scholar
  • Set up a digital or index card filing system


  • To own a computer (Microsoft, Linux or Mac)
  • Be able to read and write in English at a university level
  • To have access to a word processing programme
  • A thirst to learn and excitement about getting higher marks through academic writing

Who this course is for:

  • Students completing a BA, BSc, MA, MSc, PhD, or pre-degree (e.g., A-level) course or diploma


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