Understanding Writing Blocks
ISBN13: 9780195141368ISBN10: 0195141369 Paperback, 160 pages
Feb 2001, In Stock
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160 pages; 5-1/2 x 9-1/4; ISBN13: 978-0-19-514136-8ISBN10: 0-19-514136-9
Table of Contents
1. Are Writing Blocks Real?
A Personal Problem?
What Blocks Are Not
Thought and Movement
Blocks Are Real Writing Problems
2. Product and Process
The Value of Privacy
Stage Fright in Rhearsal
What Are You Actually Doing?
The Phases of the Writing Process
3. Lines, Loops, and Delays
Making Lines Out of Loops
4. Methods, Standards, and Premature Judgments
Many Right Ways
Whose Standards Are You Trying to Meet?
The Challenge of Governing Expectations
5. Transitional Blocks in Undergraduate Studies
Developmental Blocks in the Transition to College
Facing the Necessity of Revision
Institutional Causes and Unfortunate Solutions
6. What Is Your Thesis?
What Writers Need
Rhetorical Supports in the Sciences
7. Putting Writing in Its Place
Making the Next Move
Settling for Less
Gender, Time, and Space
8. Scholarly Production
A Hidden Category
Binge Writng Versus Moderation
Costs and Benefits
9. What Can You Do?
The Normality of Writing Blocks
The Reality of a Writing Block
What You Can Do
A Note to Teachers and Advisors
What Teachers Can Do
What Advisors Can Do