The Writing Arc
Lead Author(s): Steve Sansom, Brian H. Kyser, Bruce Martin, Robert Miller
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The Writing Arc is a foundational guide for first-year composition students centered on the functional, core principles of the writing process. From the earliest stages of discovery, invention, structuring, and drafting and on through writing, revising, editing, documenting and formatting, and presenting, The Writing Arc provides students an in-depth exploration of the various parts of the writing process and how they fit together in the context of various modes of writing. Each chapter is punctuated by writing samples from student and professional writers in addition to the wide-ranging examples of writing included in an Additional Readings section.