Welcome to Writing Unleashed, designed for use as a book in first-year college composition programs, written as an extremely brief guide for students, jam-packed with teachers' voices, students' voices, and engineered for fun.
This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-SA). You can download Writing Unleashed ebook for free in PDF format (4.3 MB).
Table of Contents
Why, what, when, where, how, who?
Brainstorming & prewriting
Thesis & topic sentences
Common essay problems
Compare and contrast
Division and classification
Cause and effect
The research process
Grammar & mechanics
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