Tag: stuck

  • A Cure for Writer’s Block

    A Cure for Writer’s Block

    Ever get stuck writing a technical report or a presentation about a project? I’ve got a process that can help. It’s not the only way, but it’s my way. I’ll list, then elucidate. Here’s the list: And now the elucidating:

  • On Being Stuck, Part 3

    On Being Stuck, Part 3

    Ever have to clean up a “junk room”? One of these rooms that has disorganized itself out of control, and it needs fixing? I’m not naturally very good at junk-room–style problems. I love to fix things, but sometimes I feel overwhelmed by projects that have, let’s call it, “too many variables.” I can get stuck…

  • On Being Stuck, Part 2

    On Being Stuck, Part 2

    In “On Being Stuck, Part 1,” I wrote about how my friend Henry helped me finish by master’s thesis. Here’s another story for you. A few months ago, I shared the story of the little 1:8 scale Wasp aircraft engine model that I built, which won an award. In my article about the contest, called “A…