What I Wish I Had Known How to Do in Microsoft Word Before Writing My Thesis/Dissertation

2018-10-31T15:46:46+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

What I Wish I Had Known How to Do in Microsoft Word Before Writing My Thesis/Dissertation By Loretta Rafay, MS   Many graduate students discover late in the game that they do not know how to use Microsoft Word as well as they thought they did.  Theses and dissertations require a lot of tedious formatting, [...]

Meet our Editor: Nancy Struckman!

2018-10-31T15:46:46+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Nancy Birn Struckman has worked as an editor and proofreader for over twenty-five years, including as a managing editor for a local newspaper. She is currently the manager of Editing for Style, LLC, where she also edits books and monthly blogs, and enjoys working with graduate students on formatting and proofreading their dissertations, theses, final [...]

Congratulations, David Vandegrift, Psy.D, Antioch University Seattle!

2018-11-05T17:58:01+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Congratulations, Dr. David Vandegrift! Please join The Writers’ Exchange in congratulating David Vandegrift in the successful completion of his dissertation: Lived Experience of Military Mental Health Clinicians: Provided Care to OIF and OEF Active Duty Service Members Experiencing War Stress Injury. Military clinicians operated between contradictory military and psychology ethics while providing care to OIF/OEF [...]

Congratulations, Tammera Cooke, Psy.D, Antioch University Seattle!

2018-07-19T02:51:00+00:00Tags: , , , |

Please join The Writers' Exchange in congratulating Dr. Tammera Cooke, PsyD, in the successful completion of her dissertation: Psychology's Struggle to Locate a Moral Vision in a Value-Neutral Framework: A Hermeneutic Perspective on Standard 3.05 of the APA Ethics Code The purpose of this study is to better understand the cultural influences reflected in and [...]

Revising for Coherence

2018-12-01T23:36:20+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

Readers agree that effective writing proceeds in some sensible order with each sentence following naturally from the one before it. We generally call that “coherence” or the sense that the material is unified. When the material doesn’t feel connected or “whole,” the reader might comment that the organization is “jumpy” or “doesn’t flow well.” The [...]

Nurturing Creativity

2018-10-31T15:46:51+00:00Tags: , , |

Perhaps one of the most challenging and time-consuming stages of my writing process is finding out what I want to write. Finding an idea—a good idea is essential. I have often tormented myself sitting down across from a blank screen. However, this is not where my ideas generate. I discovered that I think best when [...]