I've flown around the world in a planeSo, how, exactly, am I supposed to take my dissertation and turn it into a book manuscript? How does one invent a book prospectus? What the hell am I supposed to say and do?
I've settled revolutions in Spain...
No doubt I'll eventually hear some answers to these questions, but for the moment they're stumping me. I feel especially lost right now, since the two advisors whom I most need to consult are unavailable until next week. Even my favorite writing trick of bribing myself with a nice breakfast and coffee failed miserably this morning: by the end of breakfast, I just felt bloated and stupid.
I'll be able to deal with at least some further research questions this coming year on my postdoc, but I honestly don't know what those questions are yet. How does one determine the strengths and weaknesses of a book that doesn't yet exist? It's not quite as simple as saying, "This house could use a fourth wall." Somehow, I have to figure out what my
It's all making me rather anxious, and I find myself staring over at the liquor bottles in the corner, and it's not even noon. Get hold of yourself, Koshary!