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This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 1/1/2008.
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From its opening paragraph to its concluding almanac, this handbook examines the writing process today from the perspective of writers, young and old, learning new roles and reaching new audiences. The style is energetic and witty, the advice fresh and contemporary, the design ground-breaking.SF Writer/4Econtinues its reinvention of the tabbed/spiral bound writing handbook.It retains its ground-breaking emphasis on visual rhetoric, while offering fuller coverage of the writing process and various genres of writing. Topics covered include: working as a writer, shaping language, presenting your writing, writing arguments, research, documentation, understanding grammar, and understanding punctuation and mechanics.With its handy format and comprehensive scope of material (including the latest information in writing for the Web) this is the perfect desk reference for anyone that needs to write effectively for business or personal use.
Table of Contents
|Writers at Work|
|Preparing to Write|
|Making a Point|
|Steering Clear of Plagiarism|
|Creating a Structure|
|Making Choices about Language|
|The Shape of Sentences|
|Writing Effective Sentences|
|Writing with Style|
|Shaping Effective Paragraphs|
|Designing Effective Documents|
|Writing for the Web|
|Giving Oral Presentations|
|Reading and Responding Critically|
|Strategies of Argument|
|Writing an Analysis of Literature or Popular Culture|
|Using Sources Responsibly|
|Using Sources and Quotations Effectively|
|Documenting a Research Paper|
|Key Grammatical Terms|
|Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices, and Run-Ons|
|Verb Tense, Voice, and Mood|
|Suggestions for ESL Writers|
|Semicolons and Colons|
|Quotation Marks and Ellipses|
|Parentheses and Brackets|
|Dashes, Hyphens, and Slashes|
|Italics and Capitalization|
|Apostrophes, Abbreviations, and Numbers|
|Spelling, Dictionary, Thesaurus|
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