Category: draft

Serving as a discussant, the grad student lobs…

Serving as a discussant, the grad student lobs passive-aggressive shots at the panelist who only circulated his paper the night before.

Facing an imminent deadline to send in his con…

Facing an imminent deadline to send in his conference paper, the grad student slowly but surely lowers his standards.

Flipping open his laptop, the grad student sub…

Flipping open his laptop, the grad student subconsciously shields himself from whatever his advisor will say about his latest draft.

Re-opening a paper draft he has not touched in…

Re-opening a paper draft he has not touched in months, the grad student has no idea what he was thinking.

Lopping off parts of his draft article to meet a journal’s…

Lopping off parts of his draft article to meet a journal’s word limit, the grad student feels his inner spirit slowly and angrily die.