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Write your way in : crafting an unforgettable college admissions essay

Write your way in : crafting an unforgettable college admissions essay (Loan 1 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Toor, Rachel, author.
Title Statement
Write your way in : crafting an unforgettable college admissions essay / Rachel Toor.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Chicago :   The University of Chicago Press,   2017.  
Physical Medium
169 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
9780226383750 (cloth : alk. paper) 9780226383897 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Content Notes
Introduction: the quest for the special secret sauce -- What you need to know before you start writing. Steal, steal, steal: learning to read like a writer ; Craft your "I": thinking of yourself as a character ; Sex, drugs, and Palestinian statehood: finding a topic ; AMANDA + JIM ; Aboutness: an essay is often about something other than what it's about ; ADAM FINDS HIS PIRATES ; The hole in the donut: writing about the hardest thing ; Tell us about your world in two hundred words: The short answers ; EMMA'S SHORTIES -- Getting it down on the page and then cleaning it up. Shitty first drafts: the importance of allowing yourself to write badly ; Seeing again: revision means re-vision ; Don't try to hook the reader like a trout: the opening lines ; PEYTON'S ANKLE ; Danger! Some moves not to make ; Semicolons are like loaded guns: mechanics matter ; My little bag of writing tricks: some tips -- Conclusion: getting it done.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
College applications --United States. Universities and colleges --United States --Admission. Creative writing. Essay --Authorship.
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