Chapter 16. Writing Across the Curriculum

Writing Across the Curriculum

“You can write about anything, and if you write well enough, even the reader with no intrinsic interest in the subject will become involved,” claims Tracy Kidder, an award-winning nonfiction writer.

He's right. Occasionally, you'll have the luxury of selecting your topic, so you can make it a honey. Most often, however, the topic will be given to you, like a soggy tuna fish sandwich. Ditto on your audience. Then, you'll have to work your writer's magic ...

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