Donald Morison Murray Write to Learn

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Write to Learn

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9780030331237: Write to Learn

Offers step-by-step instructions for developing effective writing skills.

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Donald M. Murray was a Professor of English at the University of New Hampshire where he inaugurated a journalism program, helped establish a graduate program in Composition Studies, and served as director of Freshman English and English Department chairperson. He twice won awards for his teaching and was awarded honorary doctoral degrees by the University of New Hampshire in 1990, Fitchburg State College in 1992, and New Hampshire College in 1997. As a journalist, Murray won a number of awards including the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing in the _Boston Herald_ in 1954. He was an editor of _Time_ and has served as writing coach for several newspapers, including the _Boston Globe_ and the _Providence Journal_. In 1991 Boston magazine and in 1996 _Improper Bostonian_ magazine selected him best columnist in Boston. In 1997 the University of New Hampshire opened the Donald M. Murray Journalism Library. He received recognition for Lifetime Achievement during the New Hampshire Literary Awards in 2001. In 2003 _Writing on the Edge_ established the Donald M. Murray Prize. This award is given to the author of the best work of creative nonfiction on the subject of writing published the previous year.

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"Murray's friendly tone encourages students to forget their fears and to start writing for fun. He speaks directly to the reader in a familiar way, and students feel empowered and passionate about writing."

"Author Donald Murray's enthusiasm for writing is infectious, and his breezy, conversational tone inspires confidence in even the most self-conscious writers."

"WRITE TO LEARN is a 'great little book.' It is substantive enough for teaching, yet fun. Murray's voice is easy on the ear. The writer's ear that is. . . . .He gets it and wants us to get it too!"

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