Chapter 12 Writing Up: A Tool Kit for Constructing your Written Project
Published: September 2016
Component type: chapter
Published in: Research Methods for Accounting and Finance
Parent DOI: 10.23912/978-1-910158-88-3-3090
For many people, their dissertation represents the largest piece of written work they would have to produce. Writing tens of thousands of words is a qualitatively different problem than writing shorter essays. With the scale comes the challenge of making sure that the document as a whole is clearly structured and reads like a single integrated piece. This chapter highlighted key points about the process of writing up a coherent research project, as distinct from the process of doing the research itself, and offer some advice on effective writing. This chapter critically discussed how you can map out your writing, before offering suggestions on how to find your focus and maintain it. The chapter also discusses how to overcome writer’s block, rewriting and editing, and the use of technology. This is subsequently followed by series of writing tips and concluded with some practical advice on the relationship between you and your supervisor.
- Robert MacIntosh, Heriot-Watt University (Author) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7333-0201
- Thomas Farrington, Heriot-Watt University (Author) http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4650-2375
- John Sanders, Heriot-Watt University (Author)
- Mercy Denedo, Heriot-Watt University (Author)
For the source title:
- Audrey Paterson, Heriot-Watt University, UK (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9307-5471
- David Leung, Coventry University, UK (Editor)
- William (Bill) Jackson, Heriot-Watt University, UK (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8384-3032
- Robert MacIntosh, Heriot-Watt University, UK (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7333-0201
- Kevin D O'Gorman, Heriot-Watt University, UK (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6239-6619
MacIntosh, Farrington, Sanders & Denedo, 2016
MacIntosh, R., Farrington, T., Sanders, J. & Denedo, M. (2016) "Chapter 12 Writing Up: A Tool Kit for Constructing your Written Project" In: Paterson, A., Leung, D., Jackson, W.(., MacIntosh, R. & O'Gorman, K.D. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/978-1-910158-88-3-3221
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