The Subject Is Writing, Fourth Edition by Wendy Bishop, James Strickland

By: Boynton/cook  09-12-2011
Keywords: Writing

I. How Do Writers Find Their Subjects?
1. Writing as a Tool for Learning and Discovery, Thia Wolf
2. Composting with a Writer’s Notebook: An Interactive Reading, Jim Mahoney
3. Memories of Wandering Thoughts, Amanda McCorquodale
4. Time, Tools, and Talismans, Susan Wyche
5. Putting the Composure in Composing, or, Why I Love My Game Boy, Annelise R. Schantz
6. Invention Throughout the Writing Process, Amy Hodges

II. Choices Writers Make About Style, Voice, and Genre
7. Don’t Tell Me What to Write:An Expressive Approach to Writing, Joe Antinarella
8. Writing Stories in College, Gian S.Pagnucci
9. Hearing Voices: Yours, Mine, Others, Jay Szczepanski
10. Style: The Hidden Agenda in Composition Classes, or, One Reader’s Confession, Kate Ronald

III. Special Topics: craft and skills Advice
11. Virtually Inspired: Computer Strategies for Revision, Shelley Aley
12. Does Spelling Count? Rebecca Bowers Sipe
13. Developing Sentence Sense, Anne Ruggles Gere
14. Understanding Writing Assignments: Tips and Techniques, Dan Melzer
15. Tips for College Writing Success, Nathan Timm

IV. Writers and other Writers
16. Changing as a Writer, Audrey Erown
17. The Friendly Neighborhood Writing Center—Your Personal Trainer for Writing, Katherine Holahan and Elizabeth Boquet
18. The Cupped Hand and the Open Palm, Hephzibah Roskelly
19. Responding—Really Responding—to Other Students’ Writing, Richard Straub

V. Larger Issues in Writing
20. Writing Up Primary Research Observations: "Can We Use I?" Danette DiMarco
21. What Is a Grade? Pat Belanoff
22. That Isn’t What We Did in High School: Big Changes in the Teaching of Writing, Donald A. McAndrew
23. When All Writing Is Creative and Student Writing Is Literature, Wendy Bishop
24. I Am Not a Writer, I Am a Good Writer, Joe Quatrone
25. Access: Writing in the Midst of Many Cultures, Hans Ostrom

VI. Hint Sheets for Students and Teachers
A. Inventing Inventions
B. Understanding Writing Assignments, Dan Melzer
C. Your Journal
D. A Sampler of Creative Ways to Respond to a Literary Text
E. A Discussion of Drafting Levels
F. Revising Out—Expanding and Amplifying a Draft (Before Revising In)
G. Revision Exercises
H. A Few Words About Verbs
I. Description
J. Responding to Peer Writing Before a Full-Class Workshop
K. Suggestions for Submitting Writing Portfolios

Keywords: Writing

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