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Understanding Writing Blocks

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Why do capable students and scholars fail to complete writing projects? What are "writing blocks," and how can writers overcome them? Why are writing blocks more common for advanced and experienced writers who are not supposed to need help? And why are they more common in the humanities than in the sciences? Keith Hjortshoj answers these and other questions in Understandin ...more
Paperback, 151 pages
Published February 22nd 2001 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Keely Hyslop
This is a remarkably thorough exploration of the topic of writer's block that draws on psychology research, composition theory, and material from interviews and journals discussing writers' composing processes. The book discusses a variety of techniques to explore to reduce one's own writer's block as well as advice for teachers seeking to provide advice to less experienced writers in combating writing block. All in all a very useful little book written in an approachable, conversational style.
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