Starting and Finishing the Paper: A How-to Guide to Quality College Papers, Second Edition is an excellent book for college students having difficulties with writing their college papers. It is a fun and step-by-step approach from start to finish.
Starting and Finishing the Paper covers how to start a paper, how to write an introduction, how to handle different assignments, building the body of the paper, plagiarism, proper quoting, paragraph construction, transitions, and writing conclusions. It also contains many writing examples for students to follow.
Starting and Finishing the Paper is short and to the point, but not short on advice to the college student from two professors of writing who have taught for decades. Inside are many insightful comments written by the authors about the pitfalls students fall into and how to avoid them. It is not only written for students taking their first college composition course but also for students who need to write research papers and literary papers.
If you want to get better grades on your college level papers, you need this book!