A blog about writing tips, tricks, techniques, criticism and resources for Monaco and Riviera-based amateur and working scribblers and student writers.

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Popping In To Say Hi..:)

Well, hi there. Haven’t posted for ages, for the reasons set out in my last post. Matters are moving ahead, though the sheer bureaucratic insanity involved in orchestrating […]

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The Last Post: Time To Hit The Road

Hi, all. As always, I hope this post finds you doing well, with your week off to a good start. Today’s post is a bit unusual — certainly […]

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Research: Hey, Teach – Here’s The Junk I Found!

I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid in school, my teachers used to assign these little projects. They covered a range of general subjects, […]

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Research: Camera Camera

Hi again. Hope you’re all well, coping with the heat, coping with the pestilence of tiger mosquitoes I keep hearing about, and generally staying out of any trouble […]

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Research: The Narrowing Process, Encore

Hey hey. I hope your week is off to a good start, despite the “iffy” weather. All is normal in my corner of the world, or at least, […]

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Research: The Narrowing Process

Hey, all. Happy Wednesday, and welcome to the middle of your week…:) As an academic writer, you can’t do good research without understanding the narrowing process and its […]

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Research: Finding Your Needle

Happy weekend, y’all. Hope you’ve been having a great Saturday. Today’s post picks up where we left off last time — with research. If research (for purposes of […]

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Research: Of Needles & Haystacks

Good afternoon, all. As promised, we’re back on track. I thought I’d start talking about research today, especially as it pertains to academic writing in university. This is […]

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Another Little Tangent

Today’s post involves yet another little tangent. This one has to do with LinkedIn, the business-oriented social network. My wife and I do some writing and blogging from […]

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For Academic Writers: The Five Points

Hi, y’all. Here I am again, and here we go again. Today’s post is by way of a reminder to student writers, though I’d argue that what I’ve […]

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