Keys to Successful Writing: Unlocking the Writer Within
Focusing on five "keys" to successful essay writing-purpose, focus, material, structure, and style, Keys to Successful Writing helps readers become better writers by presenting simple, consistently applicable tools and techniques. Engaging professional readings represent a variety of genres. Critical thinking questions after the selections ask readers to make connections between the readings. A diagnostic test helps the reader identify his strengths and weaknesses in grammar and mechanics. Sections of the book include: "Using the Computer," "Options for Writing," "Journal Writing," "Responding to Writing," and "Using Outside Sources." Additional features include Editing Exercises, Service Learning writing options, public speaking and public writing guidance, and ESL coverage. "A Writer's Toolkit" in Part 3 discusses risumis, letters, and writing portfolios. For those interested in developing their writing skills.
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