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6 edition of Being a Writer found in the catalog.

Being a Writer

A Community of Writers Revisited

by Peter Elbow

  • 385 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language teaching & learning material & coursework,
  • Report writing,
  • Language,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Textbooks,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Rhetoric,
  • English language,
  • College readers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9257947M
    ISBN 100072378735
    ISBN 109780072378733

      Writers and authors held about , jobs in The largest employers of writers and authors were as follows: Self-employed workers. Professional, scientific, and technical services. Performing arts, spectator sports, and related industries. Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar -level education: Bachelor's degree. Keep me logged in. Forgot your password? Submit.

      A Tale For the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki. Ruth is experiencing writer’s block on a remote island in British Columbia until she stumbles upon a washed-ashore Hello Kitty lunchbox on the beach—detritus most likely from the devastating tsunami in Japan.   In fact, ever since I posted The Pros and Cons of Being An Author, one of the main questions I get asked is what my life is like and how I’ve dealt with ups and [ ] 10 Things Authors Worry About | Shannon A Thompson - Septem [ ] of my more popular posts has always been Being a Writer: Pros and Cons.

    Lifestyle Books and Art 15 Mar Book review: Being a Lifestyle, Books and Art Book review: Being a wannabe, being a writer, being a bit or a lot of both.   Well, that's tricky, it's true. I'd suggest starting smaller than a book. If you're interested in non-fiction, try writing for magazines or newspapers, a blog on the Internet, and get some clips Author: Kathryn Casey.


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