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Becoming a writer

Rita Wong

Becoming a writer

developing academic writing skills

by Rita Wong

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Longman in White Plains, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Problems, exercises, etc.,
  • English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.,
  • Academic writing -- Problems, exercises, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Rev. ed. of: Write ideas / by Eric Glendinning and Helen Mantell. 1983.

    StatementRita Wong, Eric Glendinning, Helen Mantell.
    ContributionsGlendinning, Eric., Mantell, Helen., Glendinning, Eric.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1478 .W66 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination82 p. :
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2387851M
    ISBN 100582907225
    LC Control Number87016935
    OCLC/WorldCa16227918

    About the Book. A reissue of a classic work published in on writing and the creative process, Becoming a Writer recaptures the excitement of Dorothea Brande's creative writing classroom of Cited by:   “You have to take your writer head off and put a consumer head on,” Bloom says. “I still retain an agent who edits the books and advises on promotions because you’d be a Author: Anna Tims.

    “By writing a book, you’re investing in you.” “Return on investment personally-overwhelming. Return on investment financially-probably ten times over.” - Mark Silverman, “Only 10s” “Writing My Book Changed How I Coach.” - Tami Stackelhouse, Take Back Your Life. “My book let people know that I was serious about my topic and. Winner of the Textbook & Academic Authors Association's Textbook Excellence Award With its friendly, step-by-step format, Becoming an Academic Writer helps writers improve their writing by engaging in deep and deliberate practice—a type of practice adopted by expert performers in areas such as sports or music. Featuring 50 exercises, this practical, self-paced guide is .

      Becoming a professional comic-book writer is an incredibly challenging goal. Artists have far more ways of getting recognized and can have very long careers, but writers tend to be phased out after a few years, and generally get paid far less than artists, which contributes to the difficulty of making a career out of their work. As author and teacher John Gardner points out in the foreword to Dorothea Brande’s classic book Becoming a Writer, it is not just technique that writing students need. Beginning writers (as well.


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