Keys to Successful Writing: Unlocking the Writer Within
"Keys to Successful Writing" helps readers become better writers by presenting simple, consistently applicable tools and techniques. The book's organization flows from simple to more complex essays. The text focuses on five "keys" to successful essay writingpurpose, focus, material, structure, and style. This distinctive heuristic, developed by the author helps readers focus on the skills and ways of thinking that will make them stronger writers. Featuring a user-friendly, highly-accessible writing style, the text presents clear, specific strategies for writing combined with examples that are engaging, provocative and contemporary. An editing handbook is also included for a complete writing resource. A series of interactive writing exercises and activities and longer writing assignments give the text a predictable organizational structure that's easy to learn from. For those interested in improving their writing skills."
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Exploring the Realm of College Reading and Writing
Defining the Essay and the Composing Process
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