Coauthor: Patricia Belanoff



Part I: Ways of Writing

Workshop 1: An Introduction to the Variety of Writing Processes

Workshop 2: From Private to Public Writing

Workshop 3: Collaborative Writing: Dialogue, Loop Writing, and the Collage

Workshop 4: Getting Experience into Words: Image and Story

Workshop 5: Voice

Workshop 6: Drafting and Revising

Workshop 7: Revision through Purpose and Audience: Writing as Doing Things to People

Workshop 8: Writing in the World: An Interview about Writing

Part II: Kinds of Writing

Workshop 9: The Essay

Workshop 10: Persuasion

Workshop 11: Argument

Workshop 12: Research

Workshop 13: Interpretation as Response: Reading as the Creation of Meaning

Workshop 14: Text Analysis through Examining Figurative Language

Workshop 15: Listening, Reading, and Writing in the Disciplines

Workshop 16: Autobiography and Portfolio


More on Writing and Research

Mini-Workshop A: Writing Skills Questionnaire

Mini-Workshop B: Double-Entry or Dialectical Notebooks

Mini-Workshop C: The Difference between Grammatical Correctness and a Formal, Impersonal Voice

Mini-Workshop D: Midterm and End-Term Responses to a Writing Course

Mini-Workshop E: Writing under Pressure: Midterms, Finals, and Other In-Class Writing

Mini-Workshop F: Doing Research on the Web

Part III: Editing

Mini-Workshop G: The Sentence and End-Stop Punctuation

Mini-Workshop H: Commas

Mini-Workshop I: Apostrophes

Mini-Workshop J: Quotation andthe Punctuation of Reported Speech

Mini-Workshop K: Spelling

Mini-Workshop L: Copyediting and Proofreading

Part IV: Sharing and Responding

Cover Letter

Summary of Kinds of Responses

Procedures for Giving and Receiving Responses

Full Explanations of Kinds of Responses -- with Samples

Final Word: Taking Charge of the Feedback Process by Choosing among these Techniques

Sample Essays

Works Cited



Random House, 1989