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A Celebration of Women Writers ed. by Ockerbloom (PD)
Clear & Simple by National Institutes of Health (PD)
Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 1 by Electronic Literature Organization (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 2 by Electronic Literature Organization (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 3 by Electronic Literature Organization (CC-BY-NC-ND)
  Exploring Perspectives: A Concise Guide to Analysis by Fallows (Custom License
The Flat World Knowledge Handbook by McCrimmon (Custom License)
bullet-3 Frameworks for Academic Writing 2nd ed. by Poulter (CC-BY-NC-SA) [Review]
Journalism 2.0 by Briggs ed. by Schaffer (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Methods of Discovery by Zemliansky (CC-BY-NC-SA) [Review]
bullet-3 Online Technical Writing by McMurrey (CC-BY) [Review
The Process of Research Writing by Krause (CC-BY-NC-SA) [Review]
Rhetoric and Composition by Wikibooks (CC-BY-SA) [Review]
Start Writing Fiction by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)
bullet-3 Start Writing Plays by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Style for Students Online: Effective Technical Writing in the Information Age by Schall (CC-BY-NC-SA) [Review]
Technical Report Writing by Vidoli (PD)
Three Modules on Clear Writing Style: An Introduction to The Craft of Argument by Williams and Colomb (CC-BY) [Review]
University of North Carolina College Writing by The Writing Center at UNC-Chapel Hill (CC-BY-NC-ND)
  Writing by Boundless (CC-BY-SA)
  Writing Commons by Writing commons (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Writing for Success by McLean (Custom License)
bullet-3 Writing Poetry by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Writing Skills for Business English by Commonwealth of Learning (CC-BY-SA) [Review]
Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 1 ed. by Lowe and Zemliansky (CC-BY-NC-ND) [Review]
Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 2 ed. by Lowe and Zemliansky (CC-BY-NC-ND) [Review]
bullet-3 Writing What You Know by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)


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