Kaplan Writing Power

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Simon & Schuster, 1997 - English language - 273 pages
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EMPOWER YOURSELF -- essential skills for the real world

COMMUNICATE WITH CONFIDENCE

There's that bruiser of a term paper. The resume for the job you really want. Or those business proposals for your boss. Whatever your writing needs, you understand the importance of communicating with clarity and precision. The essential writing workshop, this book shows you that powerful writing is a process that can be learned -- step by step.

ENERGIZE YOUR WRITING WITH:

* All the writing styles you need to know, including different types of essays, plus speeches, cover letters, resumes, and more.
* Effective tools to organize your ideas.
* Time-tested editing and revising techniques.
* Secrets to developing great topics.
* Loads of concrete examples to help develop your skills.

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Contents

Rules for Writing
3
Get Yourself Organized
51
Jump In and Write
103
Revising and Editing
135
Writing an Essay
169
The Personal Essay
177
The Persuasive Essay
187
The Process Analysis HowTo Essay
193
The ProblemandSolution Essay
215
Other Essays
223
Reference Section B Reports
241
Writing a Report
243
Research Reports
247
Now You Have The Power
265
Proofreader Marks
269
Notes
270

The ComparisonandContrast Essay
201
The CauseandEffect Essay
209
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About the author (1997)

Nancy White is President of Nancy White Communications, Inc., an independent developer and author of school projects. She is a member of the American Book Producers Association, the Author's Guild, and the National Council of Teachers of English.

Francine Weinberg has been an editor in educational publishing since 1967. She is a member of the National Council of Teachers of English and is the founder of Educational Lions, L.I.C.

Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions has helped more than 3 million students achieve their educational and career goals. With 185 centers and over 1,200 classroom locations throughout the U.S. and abroad, Kaplan provides a full range of services, including test-prep courses, admissions consulting, programs for international students, professional licensing preparation, and more.

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