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Mindmapping for writing – what people get wrong

Reading time: About 4 minutes Did you learn about mindmapping in high school? Your teacher may not have told you that mindmapping for writing is one of the best ways to use the tool… When people use terms like “writer’s block” or “resistance” or “procrastination,” I have a ready answer

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Is it wise to revisit mindmaps? (video)

Viewing time: 4 mins 40 secs  The Write Question is a weekly video podcast all about writing. Today’s question? Is it wise to revisit mindmaps? If you have a question you’d like me to answer you can email me, tweet me @pubcoach, or leave a message for me at the

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How do I know when my book mindmap is ready? (video)

Viewing time:  4 mins. 41 secs.  The Write Question is a weekly video podcast all about writing. Today’s question is about how to know when your  your book mindmap is ready. If you have a question you’d like me to answer you can email me at daphne@publicationcoach.com, tweet me @pubcoach, or

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How can you solve a mindmapping block? (video)

Viewing time: 4 min. 2 sec. The Write Question is a weekly video podcast all about writing. Today’s question focuses on a mindmapping problem. If you have a question you’d like me to answer, email me at daphne@www.publicationcoach.com, tweet me @pubcoach, or leave a message for me at the Skype account,

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mindmapping books

How can I mindmap my book? (video)

Viewing time: 4 min. 4 sec. The Write Question is a weekly video podcast all about writing. Today’s question focuses on mindmapping books or other long-form projects. If you have a question you’d like me to answer, email me at daphne@www.publicationcoach.com, tweet me @pubcoach, or leave a message for me

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How to mindmap… (video)

 Reading time: About 4 minutes Video: Just under 7 minutes Have you ever struggled with mindmapping? Here is a video, and a post, designed to teach you how to create a mindmap… Like a cardiologist who see nothing but hearts with problems — and therefore finds them easier to

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So, I mindmapped. Now what?

Reading time: Less than 3 minutes If you’ve ever struggled with turning mindmapping into writing, here’s some advice for you… I like to describe mindmapping as a little bit of fairy dust for writers. But recently, a writer named Omer wrote to me saying, “So, I mindmapped. Now what?” If you

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colour mindmapping

Why you should try this magic bullet for writers

Word count: 748 words Reading time: Less than 3 minutes If you’re looking for the secret formula to making writing easier, it’s time to give mindmapping another try… I was speaking at a conference several years ago and talking about mindmapping. (If you don’t know what mindmapping is, check out

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Why I insist on blathering about mindmapping

Word count: 644 words Reading time: About 2.5 minutes Have you ever heard me talk about mindmapping and wondered what all the fuss was about? Here’s an explanation… I bribed my daughter last week. When she asked for help with an essay I looked her squarely in the eye and said,

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Five reasons why you shouldn’t outline

Word count: 694 words Reading time: About 2.5 minutes Are you one my subscribers who thinks I’m crazy to counsel AGAINST outlining? Read on to learn why  I do this…. When I was a sullen high school student, many of my teachers demanded that we submit outlines with every essay. We

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mindmapping

Mindmapping that works vs TMI

Word count: 719 words Reading time: About 3 minutes Today I  answer a question from a reader who is struggling with the demands of academic writing. My response hinges on mindmapping Read on to learn more…. A reader named Autumn Alexander submitted the following question to the Publication Coach: “I’ve

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How to take an honest leap at mindmapping

Reading time: About 3 minutes Last week’s column on mindmapping inveigled a large number of responses. One of them had me laughing. . . and thinking . . . and acting. . . Read on to find out more..  I received a cheeky and amusing email last week. It came in

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