An anthology of essays collects top-selected works from Tin House's Summer Writers Workshops and offers insight into writing strategies for a wide range of disciplines, in an anecdotal volume that includes pieces by such names as Jim Shepard, Aimee Bender, and D. A. Powell. Original.
Describes thousands of markets for writers, covering magazines, publishers, syndicates, and contests; with information on submission requirements, pay scale, and freelance work, and listings of editors and agents.
Presented in a clear and visually appealing fashion, THE WRITER'S WORKPLACE breaks down the difficult writing concepts into easy to read, step-by-step explanations. All elements of writing, from grammar through the writing process, are covered in this text making it the most comprehensive yet easiest book on the market for the beginning writing student.
A progressive writing text, this book is designed for instructors who want to incorporate a significant amount of reading into the course, like to get students writing by responding to readings, and who prefer a teaching model that integrates reading and writing (the "integrated" approach.)
[TofC cont.] A case of "severe bias" / P. Raybon; Promoting lotteries, is it right to encourage gambling / W.M. Pride and O.C. Ferrell; The couch potato / J. Alatorre -- Conventions that shape our lives: Getups / M. Angelou; Kwanzaa / E.V. Copage; I'm OK, You're a bit odd / P. Chance; The call of the wild / J. MacClancy; Touching / R. Axtell; Fashions, fads, and crazes / A. Thio; Generation gap / T. Mason -- Technology that shapes our lives: The seven sustainable wonders of the world / A.T. Durning; Stepping through a computer screen, disabled veterans savor freedom / N.R. Kleinfield; Dr. Dolphin / R. Blow; On a pig and a prayer / C. Gorman; When is a parent a parent / D. Bukatko and M.W. Daehler; A love-hate relationship / S. Jost. [This] is a thematic reader developed to meet the specific needs of beginning writers... [It] offer[s] brief, accessible, engaging readings and provid[es] structured apparatus that focuses and directs students in order to stimulate writing. -Pref.