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  • Hospitality and Authoringby Richard Haswell; Janis Haswell

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 19.95

    Hospitality and Authoring , a sequel to the Haswells? 2010 volume Authoring, attempts to open the path for hospitality practice in the classroom, making a strong argument for educational use and offering an initial map of the territory for teachers and authors. Hospitality is a social and ethical relationship not only between host and guest but... more...

  • Dialectical Rhetoricby Bruce McComiskey

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 19.95

    In Dialectical Rhetoric , Bruce McComiskey argues that the historical conflict between rhetoric and dialectic can be overcome in ways useful to both composition theory and the composition classroom. Historically, dialectic has taken two forms in relation to rhetoric. First, it has been the logical development of linear propositions leading to... more...

  • Spellbinding Sentencesby Barbara Baig

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 19.99 US$ 16.39

    Elevate Your Writing From So-So To Spectacular! Great writing requires more than an original idea, compelling characters, or a scintillating plot. An author needs all of these to be successful, but writing--and writing well--also demands an entirely different skill set. Spellbinding Sentences arms you with the tools you need to master the power... more...

  • Naming What We Knowby Linda Adler-Kassner

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 20.95

    Naming What We Know examines the core principles of knowledge in the discipline of writing studies using the lens of ?threshold concepts??concepts that are critical for epistemological participation in a discipline. The first part of the book defines and describes thirty-seven threshold concepts of the discipline in entries written by some of the... more...

  • On Pointby Tracy Crow

    Potomac Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    Personal writing can be risky for anyone, but for military veterans, especially those suffering from post-traumatic stress, sharing stories can trigger painful and disturbing flashbacks. Writing is also risky for the ego. It is one thing to write a military story, especially one based on authentic experiences; it is quite another to muster the courage... more...

  • How to be a Writerby Stewart Ferris

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2013; US$ 9.99

    In this updated and expanded edition, Stewart Ferris uses his industry know-how to give you all the tips, tricks and inside knowledge you will need to become a successful writer, covering all types of writing from books to scripts and beyond. This accessible and informative guide is packed with advice to equip you with the skills you need to launch... more...

  • Repurposing Compositionby Shari J. Stenberg

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 17.95

    "In Repurposing Composition, Shari J. Stenberg responds to the increasing neoliberal discourse of academe through the feminist practice of repurposing. In doing so, she demonstrates how tactics informed by feminist praxis can repurpose current writing pedagogy, assessment, public engagement, and other dimensions of writing education.Stenberg disrupts... more...

  • Survivance, Sovereignty, and Storyby Lisa King; Rose Gubele; Joyce Rain Anderson

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 19.95

    "Focusing on the importance of discussions about sovereignty and of the diversity of Native American communities, Survivance, Sovereignty, and Story offers a variety of ways to teach and write about indigenous North American rhetorics.These essays introduce indigenous rhetorics, framing both how and why they should be taught in US university writing... more...

  • How to Write a Children's Picture Book and Get it Published, 2nd Editionby Andrea Shavick

    Little, Brown Book Group 2016; US$ 12.99

    This book provides comprehensive advice on what to write about for children, how to write it, and how to present the work professionally for publication. It includes an easy-to-use picture book layout plan and tried and tested examples of title sheets and covering letters. It also includes everything a writer needs to know about the international... more...

  • Amazing Placeby Marianne Gingher

    The University of North Carolina Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    Some of us understand place in terms of family and community, landscape, or even the weather. For others, the idea of place becomes more distinct and particular: the sound of someone humming while washing dishes, the musical cadence of a mountain accent, the smell of a tobacco field under the hot Piedmont sun. Some of North Carolina's finest writers... more...