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Writing--The Sacred Art: Beyond the Page to Spiritual Practice (Art of Spiritual Living)
Writing--The Sacred Art: Beyond the Page to Spiritual Practice (Art of Spiritual Living)
by Rami Shapiro
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"A father-and-son team of writing teachers — Rami Shapiro is a prolific author (The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness) as well as rabbi — takes a circuitous approach to the process of writing. The authors first construct a spiritual framework of... (read more)

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Technical Writing for Dummies. (For Dummies)
Technical Writing for Dummies. (For Dummies)
by Sh Lindsell Roberts
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Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts runs business-writing seminars for Fortune 500 companies and is the author of several books, including For Dummies guides to business writing and business letters.... (read more)

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The Elements of Story: Field Notes on Nonfiction Writing
The Elements of Story: Field Notes on Nonfiction Writing
by Francis Flaherty
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“A splendid book for journalists (new or old), fiction writers, essayists, and critics. But it could also be of great use to the intelligent common reader, the man or woman who wonders why its impossible to finish reading certain stories and why... (read more)

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How to Write Anything: A Guide and Reference
How to Write Anything: A Guide and Reference
by John J Ruszkiewicz
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Click here to find out about the 2009 MLA Updates and the 2010 APA Updates. Designed to be clear and simple, How to Write Anything re-imagines how texts work, with support for students wherever they are in their writing process. The Guide, in... (read more)

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Patterns for College Writing: Hardcover for High School
Patterns for College Writing: Hardcover for High School
by Laurie G Kirszner
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During their 25-year collaboration, LAURIE KIRSZNER and STEPHEN MANDELL have produced a number of best-selling college texts, including Foundations First: Sentences and Paragraphs, Second Edition (Bedford St. Martin's, 2005) and Writing First: Practice... (read more)

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The Art of Indexing (Wiley Technical Communication Library)
The Art of Indexing (Wiley Technical Communication Library)
by Larry S Bonura
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A thorough, practical handbook for technical writers on creating high quality indexes for technical books, documents, or reports. Includes information on online indexing and indexing standards as well as sample indexes and a style guide. Annotation c.... (read more)

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Magazine Writer's Handbook (06 Edition)
Magazine Writer's Handbook (06 Edition)
by Franklynn Peterson
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“A well-written guide for writers at all levels. My students rarely sell this book because it is a sample of its subject. A magazine is a storehouse of useful, enduring information—so is this book.”—Caroline Dow, Indiana University... (read more)

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Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Pub 2ND Edition
Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Pub 2ND Edition
by Microsoft
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The standard reference for technical writers, editors, journalists, and everyone who writes about computing. Organized alphabetically for easy lookup, this book is a gold mine of information, including correct and consistent usage of terminology; advice... (read more)

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Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing: A Brief Guide to Argument
Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing: A Brief Guide to Argument
by Sylvan Barnet
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"This is a relatively small text that manages to cover more than enough material in enough depth to provide students with a solid grounding in argument." – Joanne Addison, University of Colorado "Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing provides... (read more)

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How To Write It (3RD 11 Edition)
How To Write It (3RD 11 Edition)
by Sandra E. Lamb
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Whenever a memoirist gives a reading, someone in the audience is sure to ask: How did your family react? Revisiting our pasts and exploring our experiences, we often reveal more of our nearest and dearest than they might prefer. This volume navigates the... (read more)

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Writing Creative Nonfiction : Instruction and Insights From Teachers of the Associated Writing Programs (01 Edition)
Writing Creative Nonfiction : Instruction and Insights From Teachers of the Associated Writing Programs (01 Edition)
by Carolyn (ed.) Forche
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Experience the power and the promise of working in today' most exciting literary form: Creative Nonfiction Writing Creative Nonfiction presents more than thirty essays examining every key element of the craft, from researching ideas and structuring the... (read more)

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For the Love of Letters: A 21st-Century Guide to the Art of Letter Writing
For the Love of Letters: A 21st-Century Guide to the Art of Letter Writing
by Samara O'Shea
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“A charming look at the lost art of letter writing.” Jane Buckingham, author of The Modern Girl's Guide to Life and The Modern Girl's Guide to... (read more)

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Better Sentence Writing in 30 Minutes a Day (Better English Series)
Better Sentence Writing in 30 Minutes a Day (Better English Series)
by Dianna Campbell
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Do your sentences run longer than a page? Or do they hang in the air, waiting for a subject, an object or some punctuation to finish them off? This easy-to-use guide to sentence writing not only teaches you how to overcome run-ons and sentence fragments,... (read more)

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Write Your Life Story and Get It Published (Teach Yourself)
Write Your Life Story and Get It Published (Teach Yourself)
by Ann Gawthorpe
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Perfect for non-writers who want to tell their story, creative guidance is combined with practical information on sources, structure, and publication For anyone who has wanted to write down their life story but never found the time or... (read more)

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Short Takes
Short Takes
by Elizabeth Penfield
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This lively collection of fifty-three short, readable selections by both student and professional writers provides useful models of the rhetorical modes.   In addition to familiar names such as Barbara Ehrenreich, Richard Rodriguez, and William... (read more)

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A Short Guide to Writing about History
A Short Guide to Writing about History
by Richard A Marius
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions... (read more)

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Kaplan Technical Writing: A Comprehensive Resource for Technical Writers at All Levels (Kaplan Technical Writing: A Comprehensive Resource for)
Kaplan Technical Writing: A Comprehensive Resource for Technical Writers at All Levels (Kaplan Technical Writing: A Comprehensive Resource for)
by Diane Martinez
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Fully revised and updated, Kaplan Technical Writing is a comprehensive resource for technical writers at all levels, from student to professional A fully revised and updated guide for one of the best jobs in America, according to CNN Money. “’... (read more)

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Kind Regards: The Lost Art of Letter-Writing
Kind Regards: The Lost Art of Letter-Writing
by Liz Williams
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Including ruminations on the importance of letter writing from famous literary and historical luminaries past, this is the fascinating story of how a simple piece of paper revolutionized global communication "No literary form is more revealing, more... (read more)

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Writing Analytically With Infotrac 3RD Edition
Writing Analytically With Infotrac 3RD Edition
by David Rosenwasser
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David Rosenwasser teaches at Muhlenberg College, a small liberal arts college in Pennsylvania, where he's been since the late 1980s. Along with Jill Stephen, he created and implemented the Writing Across the Curriculum program there through a series of... (read more)

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Writing for the Technical Professions
Writing for the Technical Professions
by Kristen R. Woolever
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Whether used a means of thoroughly introducing the novice to technical writing or as a reference resource for the professional, Writing in the Technical Professions, 4/e, offers solid instruction based on the demands of the technical workplace.  The... (read more)

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