9780674135864

The Clockwork Muse: A Practical Guide to Writing Theses, Dissertations, and Books

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  • ISBN13:

    9780674135864

  • ISBN10:

    0674135865

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-03-15
  • Publisher: Harvard Univ Pr

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Summary

"The Clockwork Muse" announces that the moment has arrived.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
The Clockwork Muse
1(13)
The Writing Schedule
14(22)
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
36(20)
Divide and Conquer
The Outline
Drafts and Revisions
The Project Timetable
56(25)
Estimating Length
Pacing Yourself
Deadlines
The Mechanics of Progress
81(20)
Getting Started
Moving Along
Closing
Storage and Retrieval
Road Maps and Benchmarks
Discipline and Flexibility
Notes 101(8)
Index 109

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