9780130454010

College Writer's Reference with APA Updates and Companion Website Subscription

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130454010

  • ISBN 10:

    013045401X

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2002
  • Publisher: Pearson (Manual)
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

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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