What do you do when your idea makes complete sense in your brain, but then when you try to write it down it looks like hot garbage?
Getting grant funding is harder than winning on Shark Tank. Don’t believe me? I’ll prove it. (And then I’ll tell you how to make your grant better)
I'm sure the last thing you want to be doing right now is thinking about September, but I promise you that taking a few small steps right now will help make the fall grant cycle go much more smoothly.
I know, I know. Capitalizing on a cultural moment to pontificate about grant writing. I’m so transparent. But trust me: there are some good lessons here.
In this episode of Tutorial Tuesdays, learn why you need to address the ‘So What’ question.
Episode 7 covers why and how to anticipate and address questions. Part of this month’s series on writing a rejection-proof paper. Watch now >>
In Episode 6 of Tutorial Tuesdays, I explain why it’s important to choose your journal first, not last. Watch now >>
Welcome to a new month and a new topic for Tutorial Tuesdays!
This month you'll learn key writing skills and strategies to help you get your paper published in your target journal. Watch now >>
Before you pour that tumbler of vodka and congratulate yourself on submitting your application one minute before the deadline (c'mon, we've all done it): take 10 minutes to write a few things down. I'll take you through what to include.
Writing a proposal for NIH or CIHR is a big freaking deal. But if you do it right, you don't need to drop everything else and run around with your hair on fire to get it done. Here are a few tips.
Read my answer to a client question about how specific to be in a grant proposal.
Does your work feed your fulfillment? Or does it mostly feed you a shit sandwich? Time to ask yourself some tough questions.
Do you really want to quit, or do you just need a rest? HALT before you leave.
DIY revising and editing in a step-by-step guide, plus a downloadable checklist to make the process even easier. You're welcome.
This simple approach to planning will help you get a ton of writing done this summer.
You know you're not supposed to multi-task. So why do you multi-goal?