GOOD READS ON WRITING
Ok, don't spend too much time on this...you're supposed to be writing! But check these out if you need a little inspiration or information.
Meditations on Writing
Annie Dillard. 1990. The Writing Life. (New York, Harper Perennial). Daley Library PS3554.I398 Z478.
Michelle Boyd. 2012. “How We Write: Understanding Scholarly Writing Through Metaphor.” PS: Political Science & Politics. 45 (4).
Natalie Goldberg. 2010. Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within. (Boston, Massachusetts, Shambhala).
Anne Lamott. 1994. Bird by Bird: Instructions on Writing and Life. (New York, New York, Pantheon Books).
Howard Becker. 1986. Writing for Social Scientists: How to Start and Finish your Thesis, Book, or Article. (Chicago, Illinois, University of Chicago Press). Daley Library online and H91 .B4.
Robert Boice. 1990. Professors as Writers: A Self-Help Guide to Productive Writing. (Stillwater, Oklahoma, New Forums Press).
Tara Gray. 2005. Publish and Flourish. (Reston, Virginia., Teaching Academy, NMSU).
J. Paul Silvia. 2007. How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing. (Washington, DC, American Psychological Association).
Virgina Valian. 1977. “Learning to Work” in S. Ruddick and P. Daniels, eds., Working it Out: 23 Women Writers, Artists, Scientists, and Scholars Talk About Their Lives and Work. (New York: Pantheon Books), 162-78.
Wendy Belcher. 2009. Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success. (Thousand Oak, California. SAGE Publications).
Peg Boyle Single. 2009. Demystifying Dissertation Writing: A Streamlined Process from Choice of Topic to Final Text. (Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing).
Sarah Moore and Rowena Murray. 2006. The Handbook of Academic Writing: A Fresh Approach. (Maidenhead, England, McGraw-Hill, Open University Press).
Rowena Murray. 2009. Writing for Academic Journals. (Maidenhead, England, Open University Press).