A Writer's Resource by Elaine Maimon

A Writer's Resource

byElaine Maimon, Janice Peritz, Melanie Rubens

Spiral Bound | February 1, 2012

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A Writer's Resource speaks to a generation of technically savvy writers, providing clearly stated answers to students' questions on grammar usage, formatting, and academic writing across the disciplines. Maimon's comprehensive coverage lays a foundation for writing and research that encompasses all steps of the writing process, from evaluating internet sources to editing finished papers for clarity and correctness.

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Title:A Writer's ResourceFormat:Spiral BoundDimensions:8.4 × 6.3 × 0.9 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070685843

ISBN - 13:9780070685840

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Table of Contents

Tab 1: Writing and Designing Papers

Chapter 1. Reading, Thinking, Writing: The Critical Connection

Chapter 2. Planning

Chapter 3. Drafting

Chapter 4. Revising

Chapter 5. Document Design

Tab 2: Common Assignments

Chapter 6. Informative Reports

Chapter 7. Interpretive Analyses

Chapter 8. Arguments

Chapter 9. Other Kinds of Assignments

Tab 3: Researching

Chapter 10. Understanding Research

Chapter 11. Finding Print and Online Sources

Chapter 12. Doing Research in the Archive, Field, and Lab

Chapter 13. Working with Sources

Chapter 14. Writing the Paper

Tab 4: MLA Documentation Style

Chapter 15. MLA Style: In-Text Citations

Chapter 16. MLA Style: List of Works Cited

Chapter 17. MLA Style: Explanatory Notes

Chapter 18. MLA Style: Paper Format

Chapter 19. Student Paper in MLA Style

Tab 5: APA Documentation Style

Chapter 20. APA Style: In-Text Citations

Chapter 21. APA Style: References

Chapter 22. APA Style: Paper Format

Chapter 23. Student Paper in APA Style

Tab 6: Chicago Documentation Style

Chapter 24. Chicago Documentation Style

Tab 7: Editing for Clarity

Chapter 25. Sentence Variety

Chapter 26. Wordy Sentences

Chapter 27. Appropriate Language

Chapter 28. Exact Language

Chapter 29. Missing Words

Chapter 30. Active Verbs

Chapter 31. Mixed Constructions

Chapter 32. Coordination and Subordination

Chapter 33. Confusing Shifts

Chapter 34. Faulty Parallelism

Chapter 35. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers

Chapter 36. The Dictionary and the Thesaurus

Chapter 37. Glossary of Usage

Tab 8: Editing for Grammar

Chapter 38. Sentence Fragments

Chapter 39. Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences

Chapter 40. Subject-Verb Agreement

Chapter 41. Problems with Verbs

Chapter 42. Problems with Pronouns

Chapter 43. Problems with Adjectives and Adverbs

Tab 9: Editing for Correctness

Chapter 44. Commas

Chapter 45. Semicolons

Chapter 46. Colons

Chapter 47. Apostrophes

Chapter 48. Quotation Marks

Chapter 49. Other Punctuation Marks

Chapter 50. Capitalization

Chapter 51. Abbreviations and Symbols

Chapter 52. Numbers

Chapter 53. Italics (Underlining)

Chapter 54. Hyphens

Chapter 55. Spelling

Tab 10: Grammar Review

Chapter 56. Parts of Speech

Chapter 57. Parts of Sentences

Chapter 58. Phrases and Dependent Clauses

Chapter 59. Types of Sentences

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Index