Working It out: A Troubleshooting Guide for Writers / Edition 2

Working It out: A Troubleshooting Guide for Writers / Edition 2

by Barbara Fine Clouse
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070116199

ISBN-13: 9780070116191

Pub. Date: 07/28/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

A revision of a successful brief rhetoric,this reference tool provides comprehensive,step-by-step guidance on the writing process,including how to come up with a topic,how to begin drafting,how to revise-and revise again to best organize one's thoughts-how to polish,and much more. This edition has increased its number of writing strategies,and offers more coverage of

Overview

A revision of a successful brief rhetoric,this reference tool provides comprehensive,step-by-step guidance on the writing process,including how to come up with a topic,how to begin drafting,how to revise-and revise again to best organize one's thoughts-how to polish,and much more. This edition has increased its number of writing strategies,and offers more coverage of writing with the computer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070116191
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
176

Table of Contents

A Preface to the Student: How to Use This Book
CHAPTER 1: The Big Picture: An Overview of the Writing Process and Essay Structur
PART 1: PREWRITING
CHAPTER 2: "I Don't Know What to Write."
CHAPTER 3: "My Ideas Are All Mixed Up."
PART 2: DRAFTING
CHAPTER 4: "I Know What I Want to Say, But I Can't Say It."
CHAPTER 5: "I'm Having Trouble With My Introduction."
CHAPTER 6: "How Do I Back Up What I Say?"
CHAPTER 7: "I Don't Know How to End."
CHAPTER 8: "I Can't Think of the Right Word."
PART 3: REVISING
CHAPTER 9: "I Don't Like My Draft."
CHAPTER 10: "I Don't Know What to Change."
CHAPTER 11: "My Draft Is Too Short."
CHAPTER 12: "My Draft Is Too Long."
CHAPTER 13: "My Writing Seems Boring."
CHAPTER 14: "My Writing Sounds Choppy."
PART FOUR: EDITING
CHAPTER 15: "I Have Trouble Finding My Mistakes."
CHAPTER 16: "I Used a Period and a Capital Letter, So Why Isn't This a Sentence?"
CHAPTER 17: "How Can This Be a Run-on or a Comma Splice? It's Not Even Long."
(and more...)

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