Tag Archives: Writing

Sentences

In my last post, I wrote that I reread part of my dissertation and it shocked me with its shocking awfulness. It’s hard to tell whether I felt this way when reading because it really is a terrible document or … Continue reading

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I Read Part of My Dissertation Today

Boy, what a piece of shit that thing is! Why, you may be wondering, did I put myself through such torture? Well, I have been reading some scholarly articles lately (old habits die hard!) and I started thinking, “Hey, you … Continue reading

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What Is The Point Of Writing?

As I wrote in a recent post, during one of the “job readiness” workshops I conducted for HHB, the clients were totally enthralled by my laptop or, more specifically, by the magic of Microsoft Word. They didn’t want to search … Continue reading

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On Being A Fraud

I am a fraud. Over the last few weeks, I have conducted three “job readiness” workshops at Helping Hands Brooklyn. I have partnered with a wonderful New York Civic Corps worker, Cassie (not her real name, of course), who is … Continue reading

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