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Everyone's an Author (13 Edition)
Everyone's an Author (13 Edition)
by Andrea Lunsford
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Everyone’s an Author focuses on writing as it really is today—with words, images, and sounds, in print and online—and encourages students to see the connections between their everyday writing and academic writing. It covers the genres... (read more)

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Art of the Poetic Line (07 Edition)
Art of the Poetic Line (07 Edition)
by James Longenbach
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James Longenbach is the author of three poetry collections, including Draft of a Letter; five works of criticism, including The Resistance to Poetry, as well as numerous essays and reviews. He is Joseph Henry Gilmore Professor of English at the... (read more)

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The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago (Or, How to Negotiate Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your Colleagues, and Yourself) (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)
The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago (Or, How to Negotiate Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your Colleagues, and Yourself) (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)
by Carol Fisher Saller
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Each year writers and editors submit over three thousand grammar and style questions to the Q&A page at The Chicago Manual of Style Online. Some are arcane, some simply hilarious—and one editor, Carol Fisher Saller, reads every single one... (read more)

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Destination Dissertation: A Traveler's Guide to a Done Dissertation
Destination Dissertation: A Traveler's Guide to a Done Dissertation
by Sonja K. Foss
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Dissertations aren't walls to scale or battles to fight; they are destinations along the path to a professional career. This friendly guide helps doctoral students develop and write their dissertations, using travel as a metaphor. This time-tested method... (read more)

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They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings
They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings
by Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein and Russel Durst
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In addition to explaining the basic moves, this book provides writing templates that show students explicitly how to make these moves in their own writing. Now available in two versions, with and without an anthology of 32 readings.... (read more)

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Fireflies
Fireflies
by Coleen Paratore
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Journals do more than remind us—they inspire us! Follow the trail of your own imagination in this vibrant journal as you learn to catch the “fireflies” of creativity. Award-winning author Coleen Paratore shows would be writers how... (read more)

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MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers)
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers)
by Joseph Gibaldi
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Widely adopted by universities, colleges, and secondary schools, the MLA Handbook gives step-by-step advice on every aspect of writing research papers, from selecting a topic to submitting the completed paper. For over half a century, the MLA Handbook is... (read more)

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Writer Teaches Writing
Writer Teaches Writing
by Donald M. Murray
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-259) and index.... (read more)

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Wired for Story: The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence
Wired for Story: The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence
by Lisa Cron
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This guide reveals how writers can utilize cognitive storytelling strategies to craft stories that ignite readers’ brains and captivate them through each plot element.   Imagine knowing what the brain craves from every tale it encounters,... (read more)

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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
by Stephen King
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"Long live the King" hailed Entertainment Weekly upon the publication of Stephen King's On Writing. Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume is a revealing and practical view of the writer's craft... (read more)

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The Art of Subtext: Beyond Plot (Art Of...)
The Art of Subtext: Beyond Plot (Art Of...)
by Charles Baxter
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Charles Baxter inaugurates The Art of, a new series on the craft of writing, with the wit and intelligence he brought to his celebrated book Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction. Fiction writer and essayist Charles Baxters The Art of Subtext: Beyond... (read more)

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"They Say / I Say": The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings
"They Say / I Say": The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings
by Gerald Graff
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They Say / I Say demystifies academic writing by identifying its key rhetorical moves, the most important of which is to summarize what others have said ("they say") to set up one's own argument ("I say"). The book also provides templates to help... (read more)

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Writer's Reference With Exercises (7TH 11 Edition)
Writer's Reference With Exercises (7TH 11 Edition)
by Diana Hacker
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Our best selling classic tabbed handbook is available in a version that conveniently includes nearly one hundred integrated exercise sets for plenty of practice with the grammar, style, punctuation, and mechanics topics offered in the handbook. The... (read more)

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The Art of Intimacy: The Space Between (Art Of...)
The Art of Intimacy: The Space Between (Art Of...)
by Stacey D'erasmo
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The first work of nonfiction by Stacey DErasmo, author of the New York Times Notable Books Tea and The Sky Below “What is the nature of intimacy, of what happens in the space between us? And how do we, as writers, catch or reflect it on the... (read more)

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Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling & Mentor Texts
Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling & Mentor Texts
by Kelly Gallagher
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If you want to learn how to shoot a basketball, you begin by carefully observing someone who knows how to shoot a basketball. If you want to be a writer, you begin by carefully observing the work of accomplished writers. Recognizing the importance that... (read more)

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Wild Mind: Living the Writer's Life
Wild Mind: Living the Writer's Life
by Natalie Goldberg
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Sentence Composing for High School: A Worktext on Sentence Variety and Maturity
Sentence Composing for High School: A Worktext on Sentence Variety and Maturity
by Don Killgallon
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Unlike traditional grammar books that emphasize sentence analysis, this worktext asks students to imitate the sentence styles of professional writers, making the sentence composing process enjoyable and challenging.... (read more)

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Poem's Heartbeat : a Manual of Prosody (97 Edition)
Poem's Heartbeat : a Manual of Prosody (97 Edition)
by Alfred Corn
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The Poem's Heartbeatis a progressive, step-by-step introduction to prosody--the art and science of metrical composition in poetry. This second edition includes a new appendix of sample scansions, and a comprehensive index of poets and poems cited. "This... (read more)

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The Clockwork Muse: A Practical Guide to Writing Theses, Dissertations, and Books
The Clockwork Muse: A Practical Guide to Writing Theses, Dissertations, and Books
by Eviatar Zerubavel
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This book rethinks the writing process in terms of time and organization. It offers writers a simple yet comprehensive framework that considers such cariables as when to write, for how long, and how often, while keeping a sense of momentum throughout the... (read more)

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The Writing Life
The Writing Life
by Annie Dillard
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Annie Dillard has written eleven books, including the memoir of her parents, An American Childhood; the Northwest pioneer epic The Living; and the nonfiction narrative Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. A gregarious recluse, she is a member of the American Academy... (read more)

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