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An Introduction to Introductions

We recently covered the major parts of a dissertation and discovered that every dissertation will include an introduction chapter. This is the first chapter your audience will encounter, so you

The Foolproof Way to Structure Your Dissertation

Parts of a Dissertation: Part 1 If you find yourself wondering, “how do I structure my dissertation?” not to worry!—most dissertations use the same format. I’m going to break down

What is a consulting collaborative?

As our company has grown, we’ve taken on several new names. When I started editing, I worked under the name “Ellen Morgan Consulting.” When Krystal started working with me, we

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Interview with a Dissertation Writer: Rosalia Molina

Rosalia’s advice for dissertation writers: Write every day. Even if you don’t feel like it, write one or two paragraphs a day. Also, set time in your schedule for writing, and take that time to write, even if you are not inspired.

Interview with a Dissertation Writer: Mary Tomkins

Mary Tomkins completed her Doctor of Philosophy in social and health psychology through the Department of Psychology at the University of Houston. Her dissertation is titled “Incorporating Religiousness into a

Productivity Tips for Dissertating Parents

Since the start of the COVID pandemic, society at large has finally gained an appreciation for how difficult it is to balance parenthood and work. Dissertation writing is perhaps even

Higher Order Concerns Come First

Both in writing and editing, higher order concerns should come first. Let’s talk a little bit about what higher order concerns are, then how they should be considered in both

The Mysterious “It”

Advisors and reviewers have been known to leave a broad and ironically unhelpful comment for writers: make your writing more clear.  What does it mean to make your writing more

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An Introduction to Introductions

We recently covered the major parts of a dissertation and discovered that every dissertation will include an introduction chapter. This is the first chapter your audience will encounter, so you

What is a consulting collaborative?

As our company has grown, we’ve taken on several new names. When I started editing, I worked under the name “Ellen Morgan Consulting.” When Krystal started working with me, we

Rosalia, a Hispanic woman with long brown hair, wearing a blue shirt and black jacket.

Interview with a Dissertation Writer: Rosalia Molina

Rosalia’s advice for dissertation writers: Write every day. Even if you don’t feel like it, write one or two paragraphs a day. Also, set time in your schedule for writing, and take that time to write, even if you are not inspired.