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Book Writing: Not for the Faint Hearted
July/August 2012 (vol. 14 no. 4)
pp. 90-91
Steven F. Barrett, University of Wyoming
Writing a book is a tough process, but the insight and advice provided here offer help on how to get started, select a topic, develop a strong outline, conduct the research, stay on schedule, and get the book finished and published.

1. S.F. Barrett and D. Pack, “Textbooks 101: A Primer on Writing Your First Book,” Proc. Am. Soc. Eng. Educators 2002 Ann. Conf. and Exposition (ASEE CoED), Am. Soc. Eng. Education, 2002;
2. S.F. Barrett and D.J. Pack, “Textbooks 101: A Primer on Writing Your First Textbook,” (adapted and updated from the ASEE CoED paper authored by Barrett and Pack from 2002), Computing in Science & Eng., vol. 12, no. 2, 2010; pp. 72–77.

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Steven F. Barrett, "Book Writing: Not for the Faint Hearted," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 90-91, July-Aug. 2012, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2012.71
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