Steps to Writing Well: A Concise Guide to Composition

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9780030044731: Steps to Writing Well: A Concise Guide to Composition

The informal, student-friendly tone of these rhetorically-organized rhetoric/reader/handbooks provides step-by-step instructions on writing a variety of 500-800-word essays.

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About the Author:

Jean Wyrick is Professor Emerita of English at Colorado State University, where she was Director of Composition for 11 years. She has over 25 years experience teaching writing, training writing teachers, and designing writing/writing-across-the-curriculum programs. Other textbooks include The Rinehart Reader and Discovering Ideas.

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"In STEPS TO WRITING WELL, the chapters are easily accessible to my English 101 students. The ability to understand boosts their self-confidence and allows them to really grasp the concepts."

"Upon reading STEPS, my students usually comment that they are surprised that they can actually understand an English text."

"Wyrick's strength lies in her ability to write clear, effective explanations."

"I really like the "user-friendly" style and tone, the humor, and the ability of students to use and understand it."

"The direct, straightforward advice, the student-specific examples, and the engaging professional essays make this textbook stand out from the others."

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