Should I cite the primary sources if I have come across them in a secondary source? When I read through an introduction of an original article by author S(2001), I found it a good source for my literature search. For instance, I came across the following paragraph: “Research has typically addressed modelling and imagery as separate and distinct process. However, several investigators have noted that modeling and imagery are actually quite similar (Druckman & Swets, 1988; Feltz & Landers, 1983; Housner, 1984; Mccullagh & Weiss, 2001; Ryan & Simons, 1983; Vogt, 1995). Both of these processes include the use of cognitive representations.”
Free Resources for Writers and Poets KathySteinemann.com has been named one of the Top 100 Best Websites for Writers, 2019. Many thanks to Dana Sitar, Jessica Lawlor, and the other folks behind the scenes at The Write Life. I’m thrilled that you honored my site again. According to Thomas Fuller, the devil lies brooding in the miser’s chest. Rod Stewart said that a person has to have a burning desire in the chest to succeed. And then there’s Erma Bombeck, who quipped, “What’s with you men? Why “as cited in” should be avoided in academic writing For my graduate students… and other readers: When you are referencing others’ work in our course, whehter it is on the discussion board, in your presentation or in your final paper, I urge you to find the primary sources for your citations. I will be upfront about this and say that I am not at all a fan of citing a work that somone else has cited. Please find the original reference yourself and cite that instead.
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Secondary Sources (aka How to Cite a Source You Found in Another Source) by Timothy McAdoo You’ve probably heard that you should avoid secondary sources when possible. It’s true—if you find great information being quoted or paraphrased somewhere, it’s well worth your effort to track down the original source so you can read it for yourself and therefore cite it directly. But why track down the original when you already have the quotes? 102 Resources For Fiction Writing UPDATE 1/10: Dead links removed, new links added, as well as Revision and Tools and Software sections. Are you still stuck for ideas for National Novel Writing Month? Or are you working on a novel at a more leisurely pace? Free E-Book : Can YOU Read Me Now? How to Use Readability Formulas to Write for Your Target Audience What causes low literacy or poor reading with many readers? Statistics show that many adult readers are not literate enough to comprehend most text above a fifth-grade reading-level. This may be true, but it is not the reader’s fault for failing to comprehend certain texts – rather it is the writer’s fault for failing to write for his readers. To help writers and non-writers write text that their readers can understand, StyleWriter-USA.com has published a free e-book called "Can YOU Read Me Now?
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Research Designs in Education Bentz and Shapiro (1998) in the chapter five (“The Scholarly Practice – Facing the Loss of Identity through the Onslaught of the Information Age”) suggest scholarly practitioners to accomplish their research project with good groundwork. The researcher’s role involves “using professional practice and knowledge as a resource for the formulation and production of scholarly practice and knowledge as well as for evaluating, testing, applying, extending, or modifying existing knowledge” (p. 66). Because of debates and controversies surrounding the knowledge crisis, researchers must justify their choices. The authors’ pedagogical strategy trains practitioners to actively engage in the critical evaluation of their activities throughout their research project. Professionals and scholars should create outlines of research traditions that are relevant to their projects. Reference:
Cure writer's block with writing prompts, exercises, generators & gizmos Jack Kerouac's Essentials of Spontaneous Prose If possible write "without consciousness" in semi-trance (as Yeats' later "trance writing") allowing subconscious to admit in own uninhibited interesting necessary and so "modern" language... 66 Writing Experiments
8 Words to Seek and Destroy in Your Writing Creating powerful prose requires killing off the words, phrases, and sentences that gum up your text. While a critical eye and good judgment are key in this process, some terms almost always get in the way. Here are eight words or phrases that should be hunted down in your story and deleted with extreme prejudice. "Suddenly" "Sudden" means quickly and without warning, but using the word "suddenly" both slows down the action and warns your reader.
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