Monthly Archives: February 2016

Gunlord’s Dissertation Saga, Episode 13: THE FINAL COUNTDOWN

Even less time to talk today, brothers and sisters. It’s the final countdown for me, with everything on the line. I got a decent amount of work done last week; as I said last entry, not 4000 words a day epicness, but about 1000 words a day mean I’ve got about the introduction, chapter 1, […]

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Gunlord’s Dissertation Saga, Episode 12: My Progress So Far

Not much time today, my friends, so just a quick update. I’ve gotten an OK amount of progress over the past week, about a thousand words a day. It’s come in spurts and stops, as it often does…today and the day before yesterday it was 1000 words a day, but yesterday I got close to […]

Gunlord’s Dissertation Saga, Episode 11: A little here, a little there

Not much time for a long entry today, friends. I didn’t get as much done over this past week as one might hope–last weekend, I stayed true to my word to relax, but after that I only got around 500 words done a day on average. There was, however, a nice burst of energy the […]

Fighting Germans and Jim Crow: African-Americans in the First World War

Source: Fighting Germans and Jim Crow: African-Americans in the First World War

Gunlord’s Dissertation Saga, Episode 10: In the Zone

Pretty good week for my dissertation, brothers and sisters. On Sunday my advisors seemed pretty happy with my progress, one said this was the “one foot in the other moment! Keep working at it!” and the other told me to keep my shoulder to the metal and keep the faith. So with that sort of […]

The Importance of Academic (History) Writing