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The Longwood Guide to Writing
Reflecting the author's fifty years of combined teaching experience, The Longwood Guide to Writing is among the most accessible, up-to-date, and authoritative aims-based rhetorics on the market.
Paperback, 703 pages
Published November 16th 2007 by Longman Publishing Group
(first published 1999)
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My man is featured in this book, so we got an author copy and I just had to read the whole thing. The textbook as a whole is very practical and helpful...I am planning on using it for homeschooling. It starts with the basics of writing and development and easily tracks the stages from finding a topic to crudely forming an essay and revising and polishing. Basic grammatical rules are left to the end of the book in a section called "Preparing for Publication," which makes better sense than making ...more