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Published: 30 October 2014

304 Pages | 3 photographs; 2 figures; 4 tables

ISBN: 9780199006403

Bookseller Code (AG)

Clear, Precise, Direct

Strategies for Writing

Duncan Koerber and Guy Allen

  • Classroom-tested approach - based on the authors' combined 30 years of teaching experience - provides strategies, exercises, and assignments that will teach students how to make their writing stand out.
  • Weaves personal narrative and academic writing into each chapter, easing students into writing about their own experiences before tackling more academic topics.
  • Practical exercises and assignments give students the opportunity to apply each lesson to their own writing and encourage them to revise previous assignments according to each new strategy learned.
  • Peer writing samples for students to analyze and emulate include examples from personal narratives and academic writing.
  • Inspiring quotations from professional writers acknowledge the rewards and challenges of producing work that audiences want to read.
  • Appendix on research and documentation guides students through the research process and provides coverage of MLA and APA style.

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