Working It Out / Edition 3

Working It Out / Edition 3

by Barbara Fine Clouse
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072367482

ISBN-13: 9780072367485

Pub. Date: 06/22/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Working It Out is a unique text that conveniently provides 240 specific writing strategies covering the full range of the writing process, not only helping writers prepare and organize their papers but also helping them to overcome specific challenges - for example, Chapter Eight: "I Can't Think of the Right Word" - and by overcoming these challenges to

Overview

Working It Out is a unique text that conveniently provides 240 specific writing strategies covering the full range of the writing process, not only helping writers prepare and organize their papers but also helping them to overcome specific challenges - for example, Chapter Eight: "I Can't Think of the Right Word" - and by overcoming these challenges to develop an effective approach to writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072367485
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/22/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

First Things First: An Introduction: "DO I HAVE TO BUY THE BOOK?"Part One:Prewriting 1."I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO WRITE" 2."HOW DO I WRITE A THESIS?" 3."HOW DO I GET MY IDEAS TO FIT TOGETHER?" Part Two:Drafting 4."I KNOW WHAT I SAY, BUT I CAN'T SAY IT" 5."I'M HAVING TROUBLE WITH MY INTRODUCTION." 6."HOW DO I BACK UP WHAT I SAY?" 7."I DON'T KNOW HOW TO END." 8."I CAN'T THINK OF THE RIGHT WORD" Part Three:Revising 9."MY DRAFT HAS PROBLEMS" 10."I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO CHANGE" 11."MY IDEAS SEEM ALL MIXED UP" 12."MY DRAFT IS TOO SHORT" 13."MY DRAFT IS TOO LONG" 14."MY WRITING SEEMS BORING" 15."HOW CAN I GET MY WRITING TO FLOW?" Part IV:Editing 16."I NEED HELP FINDING MY MISTAKES" 17."I USED A PERIOD AND A CAPITAL LETTER, SO WHY ISN'T THIS A SENTENCE?" 18."HOW CAN THIS BE A RUN-ON OR A COMMA SPLICE?IT'S NOT EVEN LONG." 19."I/ME,SHE/HER,HE/HIM,THEY/THEM,WE/US,WHO/WHOM-WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?" 20."HOW DO I KNOW WHICH VERBFORM TO USE?" 21."I'M UNSURE ABOUT USING MODIFIERS." (and more...)

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