Motivation (handout)

Leibovitz, D. P. (2005) Motivation. Handout produced for the Writing Tutorial Service of Carleton University, pp. 1-4, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. [doi10.13140/RG.2.1.1618.3521]

Abstract: Writing an academic paper may seem like hiking up an unfamiliar mountain without a trail map. The total effort is immense, you don’t know the area, and you may not feel fit enough to handle the stress. There is also a maze of trails: some trails are interesting, some tiresome and some simply leading nowhere. Where should you start, how should you start, and is it possible to leave your own mark?

Here are a few motivational techniques and ideas to get you climbing…


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