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Someone kick me please. I need to write my essay.

(11 Posts)
TooManyBlossoms Fri 30-Sep-11 11:00:33

It's my final essay. 3500 words. I've got 2 weeks to do it. But I just can't get started! It's like I'm paralysed by fear that I can't do it, so I'm just putting it off, and off and off.....

Someone write it for me? I'll pay you, I've got approximately 27p grin

Foxranawaywithhisshoes Fri 30-Sep-11 16:21:49

OOh, I love writing essays - probably because I don't have to.
What's it about?
I think I would need more than 27p!

KatyMac Fri 30-Sep-11 16:25:11

<<Cracking a whip>>

Do your essay

Right now

Or else

<<Cracking a whip>>

winnybella Fri 30-Sep-11 16:31:18

<kicks TooManyBlossoms up her bum>

I invite you to the Procrastinators thread smile

Seriously, get on with it. What's the essay on?

TooManyBlossoms Fri 30-Sep-11 16:36:41

The risks of malnutrition in hospital, and barriers to good communication in a clinical environment - thrilling stuff!

Have done 78 words, can I have a break now?

fruitshootsandheaves Fri 30-Sep-11 16:36:59

Oh I like writing essays too. I'll do it. I did a 12,000 word one this year.
what does it need to be about?

fruitshootsandheaves Fri 30-Sep-11 16:38:22

oh err...then again

the risks of malnutrition are, you get thin and ill
and barriers to good communication er.....doors?

TooManyBlossoms Fri 30-Sep-11 16:51:09

PMSL at doors. Thanks fruitshoots grin

How long did it take you to do your 12,000 worder?

OddBoots Fri 30-Sep-11 16:58:09

Just write some bullet points to expand later, it helps break the 'blank page syndrome' then expand them one at a time taking a break between each.

fruitshootsandheaves Sat 01-Oct-11 14:20:58

Oh crikey it took about 6 weeks months of procrastinating research and rewrites.

Foxranawaywithhisshoes Sat 01-Oct-11 18:20:40

Make a list of all the types of people who might suffer from malnutrition in hospital - babies, old people, people with specific eating disorders (e.g. coeliac disease, bulimia, anorexia), anyone hospitalised long-term (is hospital food that great for good nutrition?). Then aim to write a page on each. Or at least a page of bullet points.
Then do the barriers for each one. They're probably not quite all the same.
And then write a conclusion.
Sounds quite interesting to me...
Goes away to cook dinner - would rather be writing essay.
Will write essay for free childcare, meal-cooking and access to decent library.

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