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The clockwork muse a practical guide to writing theses, dissertations, and books

Author: Eviatar Zerubavel
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University Press 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a plan to help those who have blanched at the prospect of finishing a long piece of writing. Eviatar Zerubavel describes how to set up a writing schedule and regular work habits that should  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eviatar Zerubavel
ISBN: 0674135857 9780674135857 0674135865 9780674135864
OCLC Number: 901769751
Description: 111 p.
Contents: The clockwork muse; the writing schedule - setting priorities, the writing session, a time to write, ideals and constraints, quiet times, keeping your momentum, A-time and B-time; a mountain with stairs - divide and conquer, the outline, drafts and revisions; the project timetable - estimating length, pacing yourself, deadlines; the mechanics of progress - getting started, moving along, closing, storage and retrieval, road maps and benchmarks, discipline and flexibility.
Responsibility: Eviatar Zerubavel [aut].

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