Highfalutin Gobbledygook

Scholars in the softer fields spout obscure verbiage to hide the fact that they have nothing to say. They dress up the trivial and obvious with the trappings of scientific sophistication, hoping to bamboozle their audiences with highfalutin gobbledygook (Pinker, 2014). Most academic writing, in contrast, is a blend of two styles. The first is... Continue Reading →

Writing Therapy

Writing is like cooking. It requires deliberate planning. You have to consciously and intentionally create a plan - we often call this 'an outline'. You can't cook in your kitchen without a plan! Oftentimes, writing is difficult because we don't know what to cook, and therefore we experience difficulties in identifying and finding the materials... Continue Reading →

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