Product Description This two-book developmental writing series engages using with its environmental theme. A Writerâs Workshop: Crafting Paragraphs, Building Essays engages developing writers with a hands-on, process-oriented, collaborative, and conscientious approach to writing, treating students as writers and writing as a dynamic process. Throughout, this text offers sound connections between its lessons and studentsâ existing knowledge. It also explores why we study each writing skill and process, linking lessons to future application in the classroom and beyond. About the Author Bob Brannan is a professor at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, where he has taught composition for 17 years. He received his M.A. in composition/rhetoric from Iowa State University and began his teaching career as a "freeway flyer," shuttling between community colleges and carrying his office in a bag. Over the years, he has taught a number of writing classes?including developmental, first- and second-semester composition, business and technical writing, advanced composition, and honours seminars?but he focuses much of his attention on the pre-college-level writer. He is also the author of A Writer's Workshop: Crafting Paragraphs, Building Essays, now in its third edition.