Book Reviews of Writing With Power: Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process

Writing With Power: Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process
Writing With Power Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process
Author: Peter Elbow
ISBN-13: 9780195120189
ISBN-10: 0195120183
Publication Date: 5/19/1998
Pages: 384
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Book Type: Paperback
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A handbook, great for motivation. Full of tons of tips and ideas--perfect for college papers. Teaches you to be both creative and critical of your own and other's work. Many exercizes and activities.
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Contents:
I. Some Essentials
1. An Approach to Writing
2. Freewriting
3. Sharing
4. The Direct Writing Process
5. Quick Revising
6. The Dangerous Method: Trying to Write It Right the
First Time
II. More Ways of Getting Words on Paper
7. The Open-ended Writing Process
8. The Loop Writing Process
9. Metaphors for Priming the Pump
10. Working on Writing While Not Thinking
11. Poetry as No Big Deal
III. More Ways to Revise
12. Thorough Revising
13. Revising with Feedback
14. Cut-and-Paste Revising and the Collage
15. The Last Step: Getting Rid of Mistakes in Grammar
16. Nausea
IV. Audience
17. Other People
18. Audience as Focusing Force
19. Three Tricky Relationships to an Audience
20. Writing for Teachers
V. Feedback
21. Criterion-Based Feedback and Reader-Based Feedback
22. A Catalogue of Criterion-Based Questions
23. A Catalogue of Reader-Based Questions
24. Options for Getting Feedback
VI. Power in Writing
25. Writing and Voice
26. How To Get Power through Voice
27. Breathing Experience into Words
28. Breathing Experience into Expository Writing
29. Writing and Magic