"The strength of Focus on Writing: Paragraphs and Essays is that it is a student-friendly 21st Century textbook for developmental college-level writers, replete with fundamental tools and guides to enhance learning."
—Audrey Forrest-Carter, Winston-Salem State University
"It is a very thorough book, which covers skills needed at this level in a concise, effective manner. The paragraph is emphasized so that there is a foundation for writing skills. It makes the transition to essays smoothly while students are able to build confidence in their skills."
—Julie Brevig, Santa Rosa College
"Along with the workbook and Exercise Central companion website -- Focus on Writing has enormous discrete skills coverage, and I love that."
—Eric Mecklenburg, Hawaii Community College