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How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing
How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing
by Paul J Silvia
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All students and professors need to write, and many struggle to finish their stalled dissertations, journal articles, book chapters, or grant proposals. Writing is hard work and can be difficult to wedge into a frenetic academic schedule. In this... (read more)

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Writing the Memoir 2ND Edition
Writing the Memoir 2ND Edition
by Judith Barrington
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SinceWriting the Memoircame out in early 1997 it has sold roughly 20,000 copies and is consistently praised as "the best book on memoir out there." It is thought-provoking, explanatory, and practical: each chapter ends with writing exercises. It covers... (read more)

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Writing for Psychology (with Infotrac) with Other
Writing for Psychology (with Infotrac) with Other
by Mark L. Mitchell
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Write a great psychology paper in APA style with WRITING FOR PSYCHOLOGY with InfoTrac? College Edition! This user friendly guide shows you what to do and what to avoid by providing concrete examples of common errors. WRITING FOR PSYCHOLOGY will help you... (read more)

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The Academic Writer's Handbook (Mycomplab)
The Academic Writer's Handbook (Mycomplab)
by Leonard J Rosen
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With its unique focus on source-based writing and writing across the curriculum, The Academic Writer’s Handbook contains all the features of a traditional handbook combined with the tools you need in order to read, write, and conduct research in... (read more)

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Writing about Your Life: A Journey into the Past
Writing about Your Life: A Journey into the Past
by William Zinsser
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Written with elegance, warmth, and humor, this highly original "teaching memoir" by William Zinsser—renowned bestselling author of On Writing Well gives you the tools to organize and recover your past, and the confidence to believe in your life... (read more)

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At a Glance: Essays
At a Glance: Essays
by Lee Brandon
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The Fourth Edition of AT A GLANCE: ESSAYS guides students through the process of prewriting and writing essays in specific and combined rhetorical modes. This text features new readings, optional text-based writing instruction, a research paper unit, a... (read more)

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Lifetime Encyclopedia of Letters 3RD Edition
Lifetime Encyclopedia of Letters 3RD Edition
by Harold E Meyer
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Covering 625 distinct categories, this hands-on guide provides nearly 1,000 ready-to-use letters for every conceivable situation -- from seeking out new business to collecting debts to extending congratulations. This edition includes a CD-ROM that adapts... (read more)

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Lifetime Encyclopedia of Letters
Lifetime Encyclopedia of Letters
by Harold E Meyer
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Now you can save hours of time and effort writing your own correspondence with this monumental collection of 850 letters for virtually any business or personal occasion. Whether it's answering a customer's complaint, welcoming a new employee... (read more)

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Writing History: A Guide for Students
Writing History: A Guide for Students
by William Kell Storey
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Bringing together practical methods from both history and composition, Writing History provides a wealth of tips and advice to help students research and write essays for history classes. The book covers all aspects of writing about history, including... (read more)

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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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On Writing Well 5TH Edition
On Writing Well 5TH Edition
by William Zinsser
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A revised and updated edition of one of the most successful guides to writing ever published (one million copies sold). A Classic in its Field, On Writing Well is the Indispensable reference tool for anyone who writes, wants to learn to write, or needs... (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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Let’s face it, a lot of technical documentation reads as if it had been translated into English from Venutian by a native speaker of gibberish. Which is annoying for you and expensive for the manufacturer who pays with alienated customers and... (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 writer once remarked that "The presence of an index means that the author and publisher respect the book and that a reader will respect it." A document without an index has been likened to a country without a map; and it is generally accepted... (read more)

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At a Glance: Reader
At a Glance: Reader
by Lee Brandon
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Quick, comprehensive writing guidance at a low cost--the At a Glance series can be paired with any developmental title or used independently. This flexible series includes a separate textbook for sentences, paragraphs, essays, and a reader. Each book... (read more)

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Writing about Art
Writing about Art
by Henry M Sayre
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This straightforward guide prepares students to describe, interpret, and write about works of art in meaningful and lasting terms. Designed as a supplement to Art History survey and period texts, this efficient book features a step-by-step approach to... (read more)

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Effective Letters for Every Occasion (00 Edition)
Effective Letters for Every Occasion (00 Edition)
by Casey Fitts Hawley
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Even in this present era, dominated by email, cell phones, and text messaging, occasions arise when we must sit down and write a personal letter. Author Casey Fitts Hawley is here to help and to revive that nearly lost art. Her book contains template... (read more)

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Bliss: Writing to Find Your True Self
Bliss: Writing to Find Your True Self
by Katherine Ramsland
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Teaches readers to use writing to determine what matters to them, and how to use that knowledge to experience personal growth.... (read more)

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Magazine Writing That Sells
Magazine Writing That Sells
by Don Mckinney
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The complete process of crafting salable magazine articles, from formulating ideas to writing query letters to interviewing and writing. Features valuable, real-world advice from writers and editors.... (read more)

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Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction
Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction
by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd
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Good Prose is an inspiring book about writing — about the creation of good prose — and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship. The story begins in 1973, in the offices of The Atlantic Monthly, in Boston, where a young... (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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Everyone who writes about computing needs this book, from technical writers to journalists to marketers. This authoritative reference is now fully updated and extended to cover the latest advances in computing, including important Microsoft technologies,... (read more)

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