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The writer's practice : building confidence in your nonfiction writing

Author: John Warner
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For anyone aiming to improve their skill as a writer, a new approach to establishing robust writing practices inside and outside the classroom"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Warner, John, 1970- author.
Writer's practice
New York, New York : Penguin Books, [2019]
(DLC) 2018032895
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Warner
ISBN: 0525504931 9780525504931
OCLC Number: 1057734547
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Getting started --
Before we begin --
Writing experiences --
Questions about this book --
Who are you? (as a writer) --
How do I . . . ? (instructions) --
The writing process --
Should I . . . ? (review) --
Reading like a writer --
Who are they? (profiling) --
Making inferences from observations --
Where did you go? (sense memory) --
Bringing the world to the page --
You did what? (adventure report) --
Is it true? Did it really happen? (experience vs. memory) --
What's the right thing to do? (ethical dilemma) --
Titles --
If it isn't true, why do people believe it? (conspiracy theory analysis) --
Who are we? (rhetorical analysis of a commercial) --
Writing is thinking --
What's so funny? (rhetorical analysis of a work of humor) --
What's going to happen? (playing the pundit) --
Why proofreading is so difficult --
What if . . . ? (alternate history) --
Procrastination --
How's it all going to end? (judging the apocalypse) --
What do they mean? (argument summary and response) --
Huh? Say what? (research translation) --
The perils of "objectivity" --
Why should I trust this? (understanding sources) --
Hey, whaddaya know? (trivia questions and annotated bibliography) --
Is a hot dog a sandwich? (impossible argument) --
Using sources --
You've got to do this! (passion argument) --
Why am I so angry and what can I do about it? (problem/solution argument) --
Version 1: school edition --
Version 2: life edition --
Failure --
What do you want to say? (finding your own argument) --
May I . . . ? (proposal) --
Make me laugh (jokes) --
Collaboration --
Are you trying to make me angry? (conflict letter) --
How can I help you help me? (solution letter) --
If I knew then what i know now (advice to your former self) --
Feedback --
What should I do? (advice to someone else) --
No, seriously, make me laugh (short imagined monologue) --
Who is this stranger? (profile) --
Who is this special person? (tribute) --
The right word vs. the almost right word (thinking about sentences) --
Who are you now? (as a writer).
Responsibility: John Warner.

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"For anyone aiming to improve their skill as a writer, a new approach to establishing robust writing practices inside and outside the classroom"--

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