As mentioned by many expert journalists, professors nand seasoned dissertation writers, there is a no fail, one word and guaranteed trick to complete your dissertation. And that is “write”.
Indeed that is it, I don’t like to give bad news, but there isn’t any magical shortcut to produce an essay, no matter few 100 or many 1000s words, academic or any other. The only way is to focus on act of writing every day and making it the part of daily schedule.
Just put your butt down on chair in distraction free area of your home, silent your phone and disable your internet. Just start writing on already done research and you will see things going streamlined as you keep writing. You will not be looking or researching anything at the time of writing, believe me editing and researching must be done at different slab of time.
25 minutes sessions with 5 minutes break between writing can work. However try to go for a longer (50 minutes straight with 10 minutes break, for 4 hours a day and 5 days a week), uninterrupted time. This is feasible, even if you have younger children. Believe this is doable.
Here is a proof!
Writing is like thinking, it needs time and it is challenging. Most student do a mistake of mythologizing or what it is called moment of intelligence. As writing is thinking, good ideas never just appear on paper after long hours of laborious musing on a topic. Best ideas comes with writing itself, usually right at the moment when you have run out of steam, staring a apparently stubborn problem, planning to quit. This is the breakthrough moment. Remember writing trigger 3 senses at a time, recall, writing and reading, so it put the most of your brain. While writing, the hardest thing is to keep commitment to writing and this is more important than being genius. Most intelligent individual who don’t know the art of keep writing, he or she can never be successful
A study done on 60 Ph.D. students from diverse discipline, proved that despite difference of writing style and discipline, the trick remained the same. Each individual tried hard with similar emotional or technical problems: distraction, procrastination, anxiety, finding voice, structuring an argument, integrating theory with evidence.
The biggest problem in writing uk dissertation, is to avoid negative feelings linked with difficult stages of writing process. If writing is the part of weekly routine, remember there are both bad and good days. On good days, prose flow out at a rate of impossible. Or finally you will be able to find out how you need to argue the main point or you will realize what you thought is only one chapter, is sufficient content to pour in 3 different chapters. On bad days, nothing that you produce seem good enough, you will delete or backspace so many times to make those keys sticky and so your fingers and brain. You will go through same paragraph several times before you remove it because of frustration. The trick is to keep breathing and moving with the flow, and trying to ride out those bad days.