A Writer's Reference by Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers

By Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers

A Writer's Reference, the main greatly followed instruction manual within the usa, is still groundbreaking in its simplicity, supplying the correct content material in an available layout. New coauthor Nancy Sommers's personal examine, campus commute, and lecture room event preserve the guide in song with the desires of educational writers. In a depended on quick-reference layout, the 7th variation promises recommendation on all of the correct subject matters: operating with assets, revising with reviews, getting ready a portfolio, and extra. A Writer's Reference deals exceptional flexibility with a number of types to select from — a instruction manual that's really at your provider. learn the preface.

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Such comments don’t immediately show you how to revise, but they do identify places where global and sentence-level revisions can improve your draft. When instructors, peers, and writing tutors comment on your work, you won’t be able to incorporate everyone’s advice. Sort through the comments you receive with your purpose and audience in mind. You may also want to keep a revision and editing log, a list of the global and sentence-level concerns that come up repeatedly in your reviewers’ comments.

Some experts argue that employers have legitimate reasons to monitor employees’ Internet usage. A. Unmonitored employees could accidentally breach security. B. Companies are legally accountable for the online actions of employees. III. Despite valid concerns, employers should value employee morale and autonomy and avoid creating an atmosphere of distrust. A. Setting the boundaries for employee autonomy is difficult in the wired workplace. 1. Using the Internet is the most popular way of wasting time at work.

For more on using e-mail in business and academic contexts, see C5-f. C3-d Proofread the final manuscript. After revising and editing, you are ready to prepare the final manuscript. ) Make sure to allow yourself enough time for proofreading — the final and most important step in manuscript preparation. Proofreading is a special kind of reading: a slow and methodical search for misspellings, typographical mistakes, and omitted words or word endings. Such errors can be difficult to spot in your own work because you may read what you intended to write, not what is actually on the page.

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