Do you like to argue? Do you have any strong beliefs? Maybe you'd like to show other people your side of an issue-and you'd like to do it in writing. This book takes you through the steps of writing a persuasive piece from beginning to end. Learn how to find sources, gather the best possible evidence, and organize your evidence for maximum impact. Once you've done that, check out writing techniques that will make your readers take notice. Along the way, you'll find tips from successful writers and exercises for sharpening your skills. Soon you'll be able to draft a persuasive piece with confidence-no matter what topic inspires you to write!