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  • Breaking In

    Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches

    By Lee Jessup

    Breaking In: Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches is a no-nonsense, boots-on-the-ground exploration of how writers REALLY go from emerging to professional in today’s highly saturated and competitive screenwriting space. With a focus on writers who have gotten representation and broken into the TV…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Focal Press

  • The Neuroscience of Multimodal Persuasive Messages

    Persuading the Brain

    By Dirk Remley

    In this book, Dirk Remley applies his model of integrating multimodal rhetorical theory and multi-sensory neural processing theory pertaining to cognition and learning to multimodal persuasive messages. Using existing theories from multimodal rhetoric and specific findings from neurobiological…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • The Case Writing Workbook

    A Self-Guided Workshop, 2nd Edition

    By Gina Vega

    This book offers a modular set of chapters that focus specifically on the challenges related to case writing. Exercises, worksheets, and training activities help guide readers sequentially through the entire process of writing both a case and an instructor’s manual (teaching note). Designed as an…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Teachers on the Edge

    The WOE Interviews 1989-2017

    Edited by John Boe, Eric Schroeder, David Masiel, Lisa Sperber

    For over 25 years, the journal Writing on the Edge has published interviews with influential writers, teachers, and scholars. Now, Teachers on the Edge: The WOE Interviews, 1989-2017 collects the voices of 39 significant figures in contemporary composition studies, forming an accessible survey of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Editing

    The Design of Rhetoric

    By Sam Dragga, Gwendolyn Gong

    This book is intended to familiarize readers with the theoretical basis and practical applications of the editing process. This involves the examination of the rhetorical canons-invention, arrangement, style, delivery; and the corresponding rhetorical objectives of editing - accuracy, clarity,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Rhetorical Realism

    Rhetoric, Ethics, and the Ontology of Things

    By Scot Barnett

    Rhetorical Realism responds to the surging interest in nonhumans across the humanities by exploring how realist commitments have historically accompanied understandings of rhetoric from antiquity to the present. For a discipline that often defines itself according to human speech and writing, the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • The Aboutness of Writing Center Talk

    A Corpus-Driven and Discourse Analysis

    By Jo Mackiewicz

    Writing centers in universities and colleges aim to help student writers develop practices that will make them better writers in the long term and that will improve their draft papers in the short term. The tutors who work in writing centers accomplish such goals through one-to-one talk about…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Collaborative Writing in Industry

    Investigations in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Mary M Lay, William M Karis

    Presents essays from academic and industrial experts on the theories of collaboration, industrial case studies of collaborative writing, classroom techniques for collaborative assignments, and gathering, verifying, and editing strategies.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Argument as Dialogue Across Difference

    Engaging Youth in Public Literacies

    By Jennifer Clifton

    In the spirit of models of argument starting with inquiry, this book starts with a question: What might it mean to teach argument in ways that open up spaces for change—changes of mind, changes of practice and policy, changes in ways of talking and relating? The author explores teaching argument in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Screenwriting Fundamentals

    The Art and Craft of Visual Writing

    By Irv Bauer

    Edited by Vimi Bauer

    Screenwriting Fundamentals: The Art and Craft of Visual Writing takes a step-by-step approach to screenwriting, starting with a blank page and working through each element of the craft. Written in an approachable anecdote-infused style that’s full of humor, Bauer shows the writer how to put the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Focal Press

  • A Prosody of Free Verse

    Explorations in Rhythm

    By Richard Andrews

    There is to date no comprehensive account of the rhythms of free verse. The main purpose of A Prosody of Free Verse: explorations in rhythm is to fill that gap and begin to provide a systematic approach to describing and analyzing free verse rhythms. Most studies have declared the attempt to write…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Linguistically Diverse Immigrant and Resident Writers

    Transitions from High School to College

    Edited by Christina Ortmeier-Hooper, Todd Ruecker

    Spotlighting the challenges and realities faced by linguistically diverse immigrant and resident students in U.S. secondary schools and in their transitions from high school to community colleges and universities, this book looks at programs, interventions, and other factors that help or hinder…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

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