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Computer Support for the Rhythms of Writing

Computers and Composition Volume 11, Number 3, ISSN 8755-4615 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd


Suggests that writing is a rhythmic activity. Claims that the combined effect of rapidly switching between composing and revising is to set up complex cycles of engagement and reflection that may disrupt the flow of composition. Describes "Writer's Assistant," a writing environment designed to study computer support for writing processes. Proposes more focused investigations of the rhythms of writing. (RS)


Sharples, M. (1994). Computer Support for the Rhythms of Writing. Computers and Composition, 11(3), 217. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved March 5, 2021 from .

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