Do You Suffer from Postgraduate Writers Block?

  How many of the following ‘symptoms’ apply to you right now? •    avoiding getting started with writing •    doing vast amounts of research but not writing it up •    re-drafting written work over and over again but still not being happy with it •    not finishing nearly completed written tasks •    avoiding showing written work to others, especially supervisors •    writing a lot but not in a structured way If some or all of these describe you, then you probably have a case of ‘writers block’ or ‘writing anxiety’. This is a common problem for postgraduate students (and other writers), but why does it happen and, more importantly, what can be done about it? Reasons this is so common …

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