The Writer s Process

The Writer s Process Author Anne Janzer
ISBN-10 9780986406249
Release 2017-03-17
Pages 140
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Want to be a better writer? Perfect your writing process. Process is a vital, unsung writing skill. For example, do you fear the blank page? You may be skipping the essential early phases of writing. Do you generate swarms of ideas but never publish anything? You need strategies to focus and persist to the finish. Master the inner game of writing The Writer’s Process combines proven practices of successful authors with cognitive science research about how our minds work. When you learn to work with your brain instead of against it, you’ll get more done and have more fun. You’ll learn: • How to invite creativity and flow into the writing process • Why separating the writing process into different steps makes you more productive • How to overcome writer’s block, distractions, and negative feedback • How to make time for writing in a busy, interrupt-driven life The Writer’s Process is a 2017 Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal award winner and a Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Silver Medal winner. Praise for The Writer’s Process “Research-based, hands-on, step-by-step wisdom that can help you wrestle with the lizard brain. Certain to help thousands of would-be writers write.” - Seth Godin, Author, The Icarus Deception



The Workplace Writer s Process

The Workplace Writer s Process Author Anne Janzer
ISBN-10 9781537875484
Release 2017-07-18
Pages 136
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The Secrets of Business Writing Success If writing is any part of your job, you owe it to yourself to figure out how to get it done consistently, efficiently, and successfully. This book covers the business communication skills no one teaches you in writing class: • What the “curse of knowledge” is and how to avoid it • How to streamline collaboration with simple checklists • Why the style guide is your friend, and how to create one for your business • The most efficient way to approach revision • How to set up review and approval processes for success Use the practical strategies in this book to finish more projects in less time, creating content that serves your business and advances your career.



RESPONSE AND REVISION INFORMING THE WRITER S PROCESS

RESPONSE AND REVISION  INFORMING THE WRITER S PROCESS Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:68299865
Release 1988
Pages 226
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between the problems students recognize in their texts and the problems they have strategies for remedying; (3) a limited conception of revision; and, (4) poor motivation intensified by a current pedagogy which asks them to accept dual audiences and dual teacher roles.



RESPONSE AND REVISION INFORMING THE WRITER S PROCESS

RESPONSE AND REVISION  INFORMING THE WRITER S PROCESS Author LISA JANE MCCLURE
ISBN-10 OCLC:68299865
Release 1988
Pages 226
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between the problems students recognize in their texts and the problems they have strategies for remedying; (3) a limited conception of revision; and, (4) poor motivation intensified by a current pedagogy which asks them to accept dual audiences and dual teacher roles.



Landmark Essays on Writing Process

Landmark Essays on Writing Process Author Sondra Perl
ISBN-10 1880393131
Release 1994
Pages 250
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As the field of composition studies became more sophisticated in its understanding of research, the designs and assumptions underlying the early work were called into question. Researchers were challenged to design studies that were sensitive to the varying contexts in which writers write and to the ways their own roles shaped their investigations. The more comprehensive studies called for by these critiques are only now beginning to appear. This volume presents some articles in which writers and what they do are at the center of inquiry. The focus is on what actually occurs as people write and how they make sense of what they are doing. Choosing such a focus grants human action central importance and enacts the belief that looking closely at individuals can be a primary starting point for understanding them and their worlds. Other papers take the researcher's shaping role into account. The integrity of such work rests not so much on a lifeless detachment from the phenomena being studied as on the author's vital engagement, and on a faithful rendering of what has been observed. This includes the author revealing his or her own impact of what has been seen and said. In the broadest sense, composing is something we all do: the students and parents and writers and teachers who serve as subjects of research and those who write the research itself. It is what each of us is engaged in when we shape our understanding of life through the writing we do. And it is what can continue to light the way in composition studies for it illuminates what still makes this inquiry so intriguing and so rich -- that only human beings have this capacity to look and see more, to create new texts and new work, and in the creating compose their way to new understandings and new selves.



The Writer s World Writing Process

The Writer s World  Writing Process Author Lynne Gaetz
ISBN-10 PSU:000057052045
Release 2005-12
Pages 51
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The Writer's World addresses the diverse needs of your students by meeting the needs of nonnative English speakers, visual learners and students with varying skill levels! Now, The Writer's World addresses the diverse needs of instructors! Prentice Hall is proud to offer The Writer's World: Paragraphs and Essays in four individual volumes. Developed to provide maximum flexibility for both instructors and students, the volumes were created directly from the pages of The Writer's World: Paragraphs and Essays by Lynne Gaetz and Suneeti Phadke. Volume one, The Writer's World: Writing Process, teaches students (1) how to formulate ideas (Exploring), (2) how to expand, organize, and present those ideas in a piece of writing (Developing), and (3) how to polish writing so that they convey their message as clearly as possible (Revising and Editing). The result is that writing a paragraph or an essay becomes far less daunting because students have specific steps to follow.



The Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies Language and Education

The Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies  Language  and Education Author Marc Marschark
ISBN-10 9780195390032
Release 2010-06-28
Pages 506
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"In this follow-up volume, Marschark and Spencer have amassed a collection that is impressive in breadth and depth. The research presented here documents the sea-change observable in classrooms and schools for deaf children and is reflected in the variety of chapters...A masterful companion to the original volume." C. Tane Akamatsu, Psychologist, Toronto District School Board --Book Jacket.



Das Leben und das Schreiben

Das Leben und das Schreiben Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 9783641054007
Release 2011-02-18
Pages 384
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„Ich schreibe so lange, wie der Leser davon überzeugt ist, in den Händen eines erstklassigen Wahnsinnigen zu sein.“ Stephen King Während der Genesung nach einem schweren Unfall schreibt Stephen King seine Memoiren – Leben und Schreiben sind eins. Ein unverzichtbarer Ratgeber für alle angehenden Schriftsteller und eine Fundgrube für alle, die mehr über den König des Horror-Genres erfahren wollen. Ein kluges und gleichzeitig packendes Buch über gelebte Literatur. »Eine Konfession.« Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung



Writing in Collaborative Theatre Making

Writing in Collaborative Theatre Making Author Sarah Sigal
ISBN-10 9781137331717
Release 2016-11-04
Pages 240
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This engaging text explores the role of the writer and the text in collaborative practice through the work of contemporary writers and companies working in Britain, offering students and aspiring writers and directors effective practical strategies for collaborative work.



A Rhetoric of Doing

A Rhetoric of Doing Author James L. Kinneavy
ISBN-10 0809315327
Release 1992
Pages 376
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Concerned with both the nature and the practice of discourse, the eighteen essays collected here treat rhetoric as a dynamic enterprise of inquiry, exploration, and application, and in doing so reflect James L. Kinneavy’s firm belief in the vital relationship between theory and practice, his commitment to a spirit of accommodation and assimilation that promotes the development of ever more powerful theories and ever more useful practices. A thorough introduction provides the reader with clear summaries of the essays by leading-edge theorists, researchers, and teachers of writing and rhetoric. A "field context" for the ideas presented in this book is provided through the division of the various chapters into four major sections that focus on classical rhetoric and rhetorical theory in historical contexts; on dimensions of discourse theory, aspects of discourse communities, and the sorts of knowledge people access and use in producing written texts; on writing in school-related contexts; and on several dimensions of nonacademic writing. A fifth section contains a bibliographic survey and an appreciation of James Kinneavy’s work. The exceptional range of these essays makes A Rhetoric of Doing an ecumenical examination of the current state of mind in rhetoric and written communication, a survey and description of what discourse and those in the field of discourse are, in fact, doing.



Developing Writers

Developing Writers Author Richard Andrews
ISBN-10 9780335241804
Release 2011-07-01
Pages 210
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Annotation This book takes a fresh look at what it means to learn and develop as a writer in response to concerns on both sides of the Atlantic, and elsewhere in the world, about standards in writing.



Scenes from an Ordinary Life

Scenes from an Ordinary Life Author Lou Orfanella
ISBN-10 0976665255
Release 2005-03-01
Pages 104
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A well-known writer, lecturer, teacher, and workshop facilitator, Lou Orfanella, the author of Composite Sketches, now takes his readers inside the creative process with Scenes from an Ordinary Life: Getting Naked to Explore a Writer's Process and Possibilities. In this unique combination of informative essays, personal anecdotes, writing samples, and thought provoking prompts, he combines instruction, inspiration, and memoir to create a literary scrapbook and a portable writing workshop for both novice and veteran authors.



The Handbook of Language Teaching

The Handbook of Language Teaching Author Michael H. Long
ISBN-10 9781444350029
Release 2011-08-15
Pages 824
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Bringing together an international and interdisciplinary team of contributors, this Handbook is a wide-ranging and invaluable reference guide to language teaching. A comprehensive reference work on language teaching, which combines the latest research findings, coverage of core topics, and examples of teaching experience from a variety of languages and settings Provides a unique breadth of coverage, including: the psycholinguistic underpinnings of language learning; social, political, and educational contexts; program design; materials writing and course design; teaching and testing; teacher education; and assessment and evaluation Offers a balanced evaluation of the major positions and approaches, including examining the increasingly important social and political context of language teaching Written by an international and interdisciplinary group of authors from a dozen different countries; English is only one of the many languages used as examples throughout the volume



The Writing Process

The Writing Process Author David Hatcher
ISBN-10 0972992022
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 71
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Writing is more than a way to record sentences we've already shaped in our heads. As someone famously said, that'¿¿s just typing.This book will help you develop an approach that includes the thinking part of writing. A series of logical steps will lead you from idea (or assignment) to finished written work. It answers some basic questions that every writer faces: How do I get organized? What do I do first? What next? How do I evaluate my drafts? How about word choice? When have I said enough? How should I end?Designed to help almost any writer, The Writing Process is also an excellent tool for teachers of writing, as well as for parents who want to give their youngsters an extra boost.



Revision Strategies for Adolescent Writers

Revision Strategies for Adolescent Writers Author Jolene Borgese
ISBN-10 9781412994255
Release 2011-11-08
Pages 139
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Supported by the Common Core State Standards, the 30+ strategies in this book include pre-writing planning, peer conferencing, modeling effective revision, and using technology.



Grassroots with Readings The Writer s Workbook

Grassroots with Readings  The Writer   s Workbook Author Susan Fawcett
ISBN-10 9781285430775
Release 2014-01-01
Pages 544
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Using her unique M-A-P approach (Model-Analysis-Practice), Susan Fawcett’s books have guided hundreds of thousands of students through the writing process, from foundations of grammar, mechanics, and spelling through writing clear sentences and well-organized paragraphs. Her inductive approach; plentiful, high-interest student models and practices; and contemporary readings engage and motivate students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



How Writers Work

How Writers Work Author Ralph Fletcher
ISBN-10 9780062014900
Release 2010-08-10
Pages 128
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Unlock the secret to being a writer! Turn to this practical and enjoyable guide by the bestselling author of A Writer’s Notebook and the ALA Notable Book Fig Pudding. Surprise! There is no secret to being a writer. But there is a process. Good writing isn't forged by magic or hatched out of thin air. Good writing happens when you follow certain steps to take control of your sentences—to make your words do what you want them to do. This book lifts the curtain on how writers work and helps aspiring writers discover their own writing process. Perfect for classrooms, How Writers Work is full of practical wisdom. It's tailored especially for young writers, but aspiring authors of all ages can benefit from bestselling writer Ralph Fletcher's tips. Everyone can struggle with the writing process at times. Unlock your potential by reading How Writers Work!