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Academic Writing

Destination Dissertation, by Sonja K. Foss and William Waters.
A step-by-step guide to writing your dissertation that takes you through the entire process in a mere 29 steps.

Getting It Published: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious about Serious Books, by William Germano.
This book will help you to find the right academic publisher, evaluate a contract, handle the review process, and, finally, emerge as a published author.

The Rowman & Littlefield Guide to Writing with Sources, by James P. Davis.
A handy reference guide that examines how, and why, you need to cite your sources, in both written and oral presentations across all academic disciplines.

Scientific Writing: A Reader and Writer's Guide, by Jean-Luc Lebrun.
A concise and readable guide on how to write science papers that are accessible, accurate, and which will hold your readers attention, whether they are science professionals or general readers.

Words That Work, by Frank Luntz.
Drawn from political and corporate sources, Luntz examines how using the right word or phrase can make or break a campaign, and how you can learn to use words to influence and motivate people.

Writing for Social Scientists: How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article, by Howard S. Becker.
A lifesaver for writers in all fields, from beginning students to published authors. Becker's message is clear; in order to learn how to write, take a deep breath and then begin writing. Revise. Repeat.

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