New Directions for Writers: College Writing and Beyond
New Directions in Writing is a developmental writing text developed to help readers meet the writing requirements of the real world as well as the classroom. By guiding learners through the steps of the writing process, providing examples of both student and professional writing, and emphasizing the advantages of being able to write well, this text makes it possible for readers to handle the demands of college writing as well those of the business and professional workplace. A unique feature called "Writing On the Job" presents interviews with people who are not primarily writers, but whose professions require that they write everyday, showing readers the benefit of being able to express oneself clearly in real life and in academic situations. For those interested in developing their writing skills at the paragraph to essay level.
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Why Should I Learn to Write Well?
Why Should I Consider My Subject Purpose and Audience?
DISCOVERING THE WRITING PROCESS
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