Your Guide to College Writing
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Your Guide to College Writing

Daniel Couch

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Your Guide to College Writing

Daniel Couch

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Your Guide to College Writing is a practical handbook for academic writers. This book teaches you the rules for college research and writing and shows you how to follow them in real-world examples. By starting with the basics of paragraphs, sentences, punctuation, word choice, research, and guides to MLA, APA, and Chicago styles, you'll become comfortable with the building blocks of writing in college. When you have trouble with a specific error or tricky problem, you'll find easy-to-follow instructions for crafting solutions that you can use throughout your career as a formal writer.

Formal academic writing can be complex. This handbook is written in clear and accessible language and is designed to be a reference guide to help you quickly find the right topic. Each topic is explained and illustrated by several examples that show how it works and how to use it, complete with samples and annotations. Your Guide to College Writing has you covered on topics that include:

  • Organizing paragraphs effectively
  • Writing appropriate openings and conclusions
  • Completing sentence fragments
  • Fixing run-on sentences
  • Using commas correctly
  • Identifying reliable sources
  • Working with sources responsibly
  • Citing sources accurately in MLA, APA, and Chicago style
  • Formatting your paper in MLA, APA, and Chicago style
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Citation styles for Your Guide to College Writing
APA 6 Citation
Couch, D. (2021). Your Guide to College Writing (2nd ed.). Chemeketa Press. Retrieved from (Original work published 2021)
Chicago Citation
Couch, Daniel. (2021) 2021. Your Guide to College Writing. 2nd ed. Chemeketa Press.
Harvard Citation
Couch, D. (2021) Your Guide to College Writing. 2nd edn. Chemeketa Press. Available at: (Accessed: 15 October 2022).
MLA 7 Citation
Couch, Daniel. Your Guide to College Writing. 2nd ed. Chemeketa Press, 2021. Web. 15 Oct. 2022.