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Writing: A Concise Handbook James A.W. Heffernan

Writing: A Concise Handbook

James A.W. Heffernan

Published October 17th 1996
ISBN : 9780393970920
Spiral-bound
320 pages
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Writing: A Concise Handbook is the only handbook that places equal emphasis on helping you strengthen your writing and on showing you how to correct (and, later, avoid) common errors. Its features include:An Emphasis on Writing Power. Chapter 4, TenMoreWriting: A Concise Handbook is the only handbook that places equal emphasis on helping you strengthen your writing and on showing you how to correct (and, later, avoid) common errors. Its features include:An Emphasis on Writing Power. Chapter 4, Ten Ways to Invigorate Your Style, suggests ten practical strategies for enlivening your writing.A Checklist for Correcting Errors. Chapter 12, Correcting Common Errors, includes as alphabetical listing of twenty-five common stumbling blocks and advice on correcting them.A Thorough Introduction to the Writing Process. Part One guides you through the writing process and includes a brief but informative section on how to construct a persuasive argument.Tools for Research Writing. part Three includes a separately tabbed chapter on MLA and APA documentation styles, information on using the internet for research, and an annotated sample student paper in MLA format.