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This book is for graduate students--and others--who want to become more productive writers. It's especially written for those who want to: •increase their motivation, focus, and persistence to move a project to completion
•overcome procrastination and perfectionistic tendencies
•reduce (or write in spite of) their anxiety and fear of writing
•manage their time, work, energy (and advisor) for greater productivityWhile Jan Allen recognizes that writing is not an innate talent for most of us, she demonstrates that it is a process based on skills which we can identify, learn, practice and refine. She focuses both on the process and habits of writing as well as on helping you uncover what kind of writeryou are, and reflect on your challenges and successes. With a light touch and an engaging sense of humor, she proposes strategies to overcome procrastination and distractions, and build a writing practice to enable you to become a more productive and prolific writer.