Day 18: Where is your attention?

By James Hayton,
July 30, 2018
I'm James, I'm a former physicist (PhD, Nottingham, 2007) and author of "PhD: An Uncommon Guide to Research, Writing & PhD Life".
Since 2010, I've been helping PhD students all over the world overcome barriers in their research and writing
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Part of your job as a writer is to get and to hold your reader's attention. There are ways to do this with tricks of structure, but it also depends very strongly on where your own attention is.If your attention is jumping around from one idea to another, then this will come through in the writing.But if you are calm, you can stay focused on one point at a time and then gently lead from one idea to the next.

See also:
Procrastination Hack: Get to Zero
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