Reinforces editing as a critical part of the writing process. Provides students with activites to practice editing and build skills to apply to their own writing.
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A progressive alternative to traditional handbooks, this compact reference for writers offers concise yet thorough coverage of all handbook concerns, with material uniquely organized around the stages of the writing process. Traditional topics on issues of style, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics are presented as "editing" choices students make in the final stage of the writing process. With composition expert Toby Fulwiler's advice on writing, The College Writer's Reference offers the only teachable treatment of the writing process available in a brief handbook. The four–color text design, lay–flat spiral binding, and abundant use of student writing and hand-edited examples all make information easy to find, use, and understand.From the Back Cover:
This compact, portable, no-nonsense, non-threatening reference for writers offers concise--yet thorough--coverage of all writing issues, with material organized around the stages of the writing process. It focuses on issues of style, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics as editing choices writers make in the final stage of the writing process. The book's four-color design, lay-flat spiral binding, and abundant use of writing and hand-edited examples all make information easy to find, use, and understand. The Writing Process (A Writer's Questions; Writing to Discover; Journal Writing; Recounting Experience; Explaining How Things Work; Interpreting Texts; Arguing Positions; The Revision Process; The Editing Process). The Research Process (Conducting Library, Internet, and Field Research; Evaluating Research Sources; Using Research Sources). Document Design (Principles of Design; Constructing Web Pages; Portfolios and Publishing). Editing (words and sentences; punctuation; grammar). Documentation Styles. For anyone who wants to improve their writing skills.
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