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A Troubleshooting Guide for Writersis a compendium of strategies for handling all aspects of writing, from prewriting through editing. Designed for use independently by students as a resource book or as an in-class text,A Troubleshooting Guide for Writershelps students discover specific strategies for improving their writing processes and for solving specific writing problems.
Table of Contents
|Myths About Writing: An Introduction|
|A Troubleshooting Guide to Prewriting|
|"I Don't Know What to Write."|
|"How Do I Write a Thesis?"|
|"How Do I Get My Ideas to Fit Together?"|
|A Troubleshooting Guide to Drafting|
|"I Know What I Want to Say, But I Can't Say It."|
|"I'm Having Trouble With My Introduction."|
|"How Do I Back Up What I Say?"|
|"I Don't Know How To End."|
|"I Can't Think of the Right Word."|
|A Troubleshooting Guide to Revising|
|"I Thought my Draft was Better Than This."|
|"I Don't Know What to Change."|
|"Is It Cheating if Someone Helps Me?"|
|"My Ideas Seem All Mixed Up."|
|"My Draft is too Short."|
|"My Draft is too Long."|
|"My Writing Seems Boring."|
|"My Writing Sounds Choppy."|
|A Troubleshooting Guide to Editing|
|"I Don't Find My Mistakes."|
|"I Used a Period and a Capital Letter, So Why Isn't This a Sentence?"|
|"How Can This be a Run-on or a Comma Splice? It's Not Even Long."|
|"It is I; It is Me-What's the Difference?"|
|"How do I Know Which Verb Form to Use?"|
|"I'm Unsure About Modifiers."|
|"Can't I Just Place a Comma Wherever I Pause?"|
|"What if I Want to Quote Somebody?"|
|"I Have Trouble with Apostrophes."|
|"I Never Know What to Capitalize."|
|"I Can't Spell."|
|A Troubleshooting Guide to Research|
|"How Do I Find Good Sources-and Why Do I Need Them?"|
|"What Do I Do with the Sources I Find?"|
|"What Does an Essay With Sources Look Like?"|
|"English is Not My First Language"|
|"I Get Nervous Writing in Class"|
|"I Need a Writing Topic"|
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