Having a study routine is all nice and good, but you also need the discipline to sit down and actually study.
Some of us love the pressure of a looming deadline. Nothing like the “Last 60 Minutes” to type that 10-page paper. Others can keep to a routine until they get distracted and completely derail their train of thought. Yet someone else might be all for studying, but finds the subject hard or boring, and is, therefore, less inclined to study for it and give it the attention it needs.
Last night, I spoke to my dad about my M.A. Cross-Cultural Communication course I’m currently studying for online. And dad actually had a pretty cool study tip up his sleeve from his own experience.
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With only one week to go until NaNoWriMo 2014 officially kicks off, I took today to reflect on the journey my 2013 NaNoWriMo story The Bravery of the Soldier went on over the last 357 days.
And let me tell you: the feedback I got so far is nothing short of amazing!
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This is one of my real-life writing samples. I’m a trained journalist, so I sometimes write theatre reviews. This one I’m particularly proud of, as it combined a trip to London (I’m based in Germany), my favourite actor and Shakespeare.
It’s a review of Trafalgar Transformed Season 2: “Richard III” at Trafalgar Studios, London, which ran from 1st July 2014 until 27th September 2014, starring Martin Freeman.
First published on Fernweh & Wanderlust on 27th July 2014.
Continue reading Energetic and intimate theatre – Richard III at Trafalgar Studios, London