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Writing [Print Replica] [Kindle Edition]

3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Kindle Price: $9.99

Writing with Access to Boundless Learning Technology Suite
The Boundless Writing textbook with Access to Boundless Learning Technology Suite is an introductory college-level textbook that comes with an access code to view your book online and access the suite of Boundless study tools including flashcards, quizzes, and SmartNotes. This textbook covers the all-important subject of Writing. Learn more here.

Book Description

The Boundless Writing textbook is a college-level, introductory textbook that covers the all-important subject of Writing. Boundless works with subject matter experts to select the best open educational resources available on the web, review the content for quality, and create introductory, college-level textbooks designed to meet the study needs of university students.

This textbook covers:

The Practice of Writing -- The Practice of Critical Reading, The Practice of Rhetoric, The Practice of Writing

Paper Execution -- Planning Your Argument, Planning Your Topic, The Practice of Drafting, The Practice of Researching, The Practice of Revising

Academic Writing -- "So What?", Academic Writing, Academic Writing Doesn't Always Mean Setting Aside Your Own Voice, Connecting the Parts, The Practice of Distinguishing What You Say from What They Say, The Practice of Metacommentary, The Practice of Quoting, The Practice of Responding, The Practice of Responding to Objections, The Practice of Summarizing, The Practice of Writing Across Disciplines, The Practice of Writing in the Natural Sciences, The Practice of Writing in the Social Sciences

Conversations -- The Practice of Class Discussions, The Practice of Conversation

Style, Structure, and Grammar -- Grammar, Mechanics, Punctuation, Sentence Building, Sentence Style, Word Choice

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Product Details

  • File Size: 10453 KB
  • Publisher: Boundless (August 23, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Not enabled
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  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #743,861 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Writing and Writing September 17, 2013
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Keep writing if you wish to succeed in the arena of creative writing. Like most other self help book on writing this book talks about the process of writing and how it can be improved over time by seer dint of practice. It is well known fact that practice makes a man perfect and this book is another voice which strengthen this age old saying. I really enjoyed the simplicity of the writing style. One must learn all the skills of good and effective writing but after learning so much we often forget the childlike simplicity in writing to convey what we want to say rather than beating around the bush.
You will find this book helpful and worth reading although this book is available free of cost but it has a cost which no one can ever imagine to rate. Give it a try, worth reading!
Shashikant Nishant Sharma
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Easy to understand October 3, 2013
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As a user of British textbooks, this text is incredibly easy to understand. The illustrations alone makes a point about the chapter you are reading. Concise and brilliantly put together.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The Writer's Process November 11, 2013
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Great book. It presents a convincing and logical approach to communicating the written word with a strong, strategic emphasis. Worth your time.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Writing by Boundless December 27, 2013
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Very complementary in both detail and contents. It was not what I thought it was about. It was worth reading.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not clear, very dry November 4, 2013
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Almost incoherent. Quite boring and very difficult to read. Feels as if the author researched material by reading articles and re-purposed them by changing sentences slightly to make them different. Difficult to draw the understanding from what the author is saying. Material lacks cohesion and transitions making me feel as if it were written by numerous people.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars books on writing October 22, 2013
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Well, I have read much better, but none of them were 'free', so I should not complain! I would not pay for this book to add to my paperback library.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not Happy With Kindle Version Of This Book!!! January 28, 2014
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I chose a "1 star" rating not based on the book, but what happens when you download it as a kindle read. I have the old school kindle, bought at the end of 2011. It is the one with the keyboard and buttons on the side to flip pages, and that special no-glare ink and a crazy long battery life. I specifically chose this one for beach reading (reading in the sun in general) and travel, as it is convenient in these situations. I also chose it because reading on other devices that have a backlight in them (like a phone) tend to hurt my eyes and give me headaches.

When I downloaded "Writing-Boundless", nothing was mentioned on the Description page or the download page about compatibility issues. I have tried to open this book on my Kindle, my SG4, and my iPod Touch, with no success. (I had a similar issue with a magazine subscription I purchased a while back, and the magazine would ONLY open on a friend's iPad.) I contacted "Kindle Customer Service" to ensure the problem wasn't on my end. After some troubleshooting, they informed me it was a compatibility issue.

If Publishers know that a certain book or pediodical will only open on a limited number of devices, it is only fair for them to disclose this information on the "Product Information" or "Download" page. What is the point of having a Kindle version to books and periodicals when they won't even open on the Kindle itself??? I'm not even talking about the Kindle app here, but the product Amazon put out for this purpose. It is like owning a GPS that refuses to read maps and satellites.

I just got a brand new Samsung tablet that I am in the process of setting up. If I am unable to read this book on the tablet as well, I will be returning it.
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7 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A great book September 18, 2013
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I am still reading this book. I love it so far and plan to finish reading it soon. I know it will be also useful as a reference book.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
2.0 out of 5 stars Dreadful. Content was a heading plus an online link for every chapter.
A book that is all online links and to another site and effectively an advertisement for an educational facility belongs as a webpage and definitely not as a book to be sold and... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Book lover
3.0 out of 5 stars it's alright
It was an alright book, just wasn't what I was looking for. It's possible that someone else would like it.
Published 2 months ago by E.L Doss
5.0 out of 5 stars It's free, what's to complain about.
My boys use it for reference and it's free. Did I say free, and has good content. I downloaded this for my boys phones.
Published 3 months ago by Hammerton
1.0 out of 5 stars Actually I didn't read this crap,I just went all the way to the end.So...
I thought this app was like a notebook for me to write my stories.I'm very disappointed in this cusing app.
Published 3 months ago by Kindle Customer
3.0 out of 5 stars The Amber Diary Review
I bought it because it was free. It wasn't really simple to understand. I guess it could benefit a professional. Maybe.
Published 4 months ago by Claire Amber
1.0 out of 5 stars The worst download
I wasn't able to open it because it never finished downloading. Hence, I wasn't able to read it. Bad service equals bad review.
Published 4 months ago by Luna
3.0 out of 5 stars Helpful
I found this book to be helpful with one's trying to write or learning about writing. It can be useful and helpful as one practice with writing as time goes along. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Zadius Sky
2.0 out of 5 stars Would not work with my Kindle paper white
I guess I shouldn't complain because the book was free, but, I ordered it as a Kindle book. Instead it went to my Kindle app on my computer and when I tried to put it on my Kindle... Read more
Published 6 months ago by tealpond
1.0 out of 5 stars boundless trickery
Not able to download any of the Boundless books on my windows 8 device. what a bunch of crack-pot from Kindle!!
Published 7 months ago by latanya green
4.0 out of 5 stars Review of Writing
Writing is long winded. But if you are an aspiring writer, than more information is best. I have several books going and also looking to do some blogging. References are essential.
Published 8 months ago by D. Angell
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