How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing

How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing

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by Paul J. Silvia
     
 

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All students and professors need to write, and many struggle to finish their stalled dissertations, journal articles, book chapters, or grant proposals. Writing is hard work and can be difficult to wedge into a frenetic academic schedule. In this practical. light-hearted, and encouraging book, Paul Silvia explains that writing productively does not require innate

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All students and professors need to write, and many struggle to finish their stalled dissertations, journal articles, book chapters, or grant proposals. Writing is hard work and can be difficult to wedge into a frenetic academic schedule. In this practical. light-hearted, and encouraging book, Paul Silvia explains that writing productively does not require innate skills or special traits but specific tactics and actions. Drawing examples from his own field of psychology, he shows readers how to overcome motivational roadblocks and become prolific without sacrificing evenings, weekends, and vacations. After describing strategies for writing productively, the author gives detailed adivce from the trenches on how to write, submit, revise, and resubmit articles, how to improve wirting quality, and how to write and publish academic work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591477433
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
149
Sales rank:
151,151
Product dimensions:
5.04(w) x 7.96(h) x 0.35(d)

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