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Simon and Schuster Handbook for Writers

Simon and Schuster Handbook for Writers - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0136028604

Cover of Simon and Schuster Handbook for Writers 9TH 09 (ISBN 978-0136028604)
ISBN13: 978-0136028604
ISBN10: 0136028608
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 09
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No

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Simon and Schuster Handbook for Writers - 9TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0136028604

Lynn Q. Troyka

ISBN13: 978-0136028604
ISBN10: 0136028608
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 09
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

The Simon & Schuster Handbook for Writersoffers comprehensive access to the information you need about the writing process, from mastering grammar to using correct punctuation, from writing research papers to documenting sources, and from writing for the Web to writing using visuals.

Table of Contents

PART ONE Writing Situations and Processes
Chapter 1 UnderstandingCollegeand Other Writing Situations 1a What is the current scene for writers in college and beyond? 1b What is a writing situation? 1c What does "purpose" mean for writing? 1d What does "audience" mean for writing? 1e What should I know about writing in a digital age? 1f What forms of writing do computers enable? 1g What resources can help me with writing?
Chapter 2 Essential Processes for Academic Writing 2a What processes do academic writers use? 2b How do I begin a college writing project? 2c How do I come up with ideas and information? 2d What is a thesis statement? 2e How do I plan and organize my ideas? 2f What is outlining? 2g What can help me write a first draft? 2h How can I overcome writerr's block? 2i How do I revise? 2j How do I edit? 2k How do I proofread? 2l A student essay in three drafts
Chapter 3 Developing and Shaping Writing 3a How do I shape essays? 3b How do paragraphs work? 3c How do I write effective introductory paragraphs? 3d What are body paragraphs? 3e What are topic sentences?

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