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Writing the Successful Thesis and Dissertation: Entering the Conversation by Ph.D. - California State University, Northridge Irene L. Clark,

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5. Writing and Revising

Words words words words wordsLook scholarly on page butDo I have a point?Kathy Leslie

YOUR PROPOSAL HAS been approved. You have done your research, and you have read many articles and books concerning your topic. Your notes and materials are organized into computer folders and/or in actual folders; they are filed neatly or perhaps piled on your desk, shelves, or floor. You have done your homework. Now it is time to write a first draft.

Easier said than done? Yes, indeed. Anxiety-provoking? Certainly. Beginning to write a thesis/dissertation (also articles, books, papers for class, reports, and so on) is often stressful even for writers who have a clear idea about what they want to say. In fact, a temptation for graduate ...

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