Introduction: How to write 1000 words an hour
Thinking about writing a thesis
Starting to write
The first milestone
Becoming a serial writer
Fear and loathing: revising
It is never too late to start
The last 385 yards
After the thesis examination: more writing?
Rowena Murray is Associate Dean (Research) at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. She carries out research on writing, funded by the Nuffield Foundation and British Academy. Her other bestselling books with Open University Press include How to Write a Thesis, How to Survive Your Viva and The Handbook of Academic Writing (written with Sarah Moore). Rowena is also Editor of the Helping Students to Learn Series and edited the first volume The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.