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Adviser/Advisee Communication

Writing Your Thesis

  • They Say/I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing (Recommended book; Taipei Tech library: 808.042 G736 2014, Amazon)
  • Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day (Recommended book—This book also has advice for dealing with your adviser.; Taipei Tech library: 808.066378 B689 1998, Amazon)
  • How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing (Recommended book; Taipei Tech library: 808.042 S587 2007, Amazon)
  • 10 Tips on How to Write Less Badly, by Michael C. Munger
  • Myths and Truths About Publishable Journal Articles [Also Applicable to Writing Strong Theses and Conference Papers], by Wendy Laura Belcher.
  • Piles, Stacks, Folders, by Peg Boyle Single (On turning your notes into drafts)
  • Too Much to Say [On limiting your subject and staying on point], by Peg Boyle Single
  • The Hardest Part of Writing is Restarting, by Rebecca Schuman

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