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Working Words: The Process Of Creative Writing

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Working Words is a multigenre introduction to creative writing. Designed for beginning writers, the text focuses initially on the process of creative writing before turning to genre distinctions and end products. Abundant exercises, student writing samples for analysis, and activities and suggestions for workshop settings enable students to gain the greatest possible ...more
Published December 19th 1991 by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Aug 16, 2011 Mary rated it it was ok
When people hear that I’m interested in connecting composition and creative writing they often refer me to Wendy Bishop.. I quite like the idea that there are things that we can learn from each other in terms of authority, peer influence and writerly autonomy. But I don’t think reducing creative writing to a series of worksheets and peer A-D grading (201) is quite the direction we want to go—let’s take the best of composition research, not the worst. Let’s be consistently rhetorical, even when ...more
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