You've Got Questions? We've Got Answers &break;&break;If you're new to writing, then you have some questions. How do you get started? How you do you break in without experience? How do you know if you're any good? &break;&break;Completely revised and updated, the Beginning Writer's Answer Book is an indispensable resource that gives you the basic tools you need to write and publish. You'll discover must-have information about book and magazine publishing, freelancing, literary agents, copyrights, and much more. Divided into 29 specific subject areas, with cross-references throughout, you'll find informative answers to such questions as: &break;&break; How do I submit my work to editors?&break; How do I find an agent? &break; What information should my query letter include?&break; When and how should I follow up with an editor if I don't receive a response?&break; Can I submit my work to more than one publisher at a time? &break;&break;Beginning Writer's Answer Book is an excellent primer for anyone who wants a better understanding of the publishing world. Make it the first book you buy for your writing reference shelf.
Writers at Work: The Sentence provides grammar and vocabulary instruction to teach pre-paragraph writing to beginning-level ESL writers. The Teacher's Manual to Writers at Work: The Paragraph provides an introduction to the course, teaching tips for every activity, and an extensive answer key.
„Ich schreibe so lange, wie der Leser davon überzeugt ist, in den Händen eines erstklassigen Wahnsinnigen zu sein.“ Stephen King Während der Genesung nach einem schweren Unfall schreibt Stephen King seine Memoiren – Leben und Schreiben sind eins. Ein unverzichtbarer Ratgeber für alle angehenden Schriftsteller und eine Fundgrube für alle, die mehr über den König des Horror-Genres erfahren wollen. Ein kluges und gleichzeitig packendes Buch über gelebte Literatur. »Eine Konfession.« Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
From the award-winning author of From Your Child’s Teacher, comes this excellent teacher’s resource for helping primary students begin to write their stories. This resource includes: strategies for organizing and developing writers workshop samples that illustrate various levels of writing strategies for conferencing with young students information on the role of editing assessment ideas many practical reproducibles detailed writing-activity lessons
Questions and Answers for the Serious Medical Author
Author: Robert B. Taylor
This book presents must-know facts generally not covered in “How To” books about medical writing. Every medical writer, whether a beginner or veteran, needs answers to questions many might not even know to ask. How does your personality type influence your writing behavior, and what can you do to make writing easier for you? What should you ask before agreeing to co-author an article for publication or write a book chapter? What are some of the current issues regarding copyright and plagiarism that authors may face? What has research discovered about the quotations and references found in journal articles? What do you need to know about open access journals and predatory publishers? Dr. Taylor tells some surprising truths about medical publishing, including possible sources of peer review bias and some alarming influences on what ends up in print. He also relates little-known stories about renowned medical writers such as Sir William Osler, William Carlos Williams and Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and the origins of some of medicine’s classic publications. What Every Medical Writer Needs to Know provides information vital for every health care professional who aspires to write for others to read: academicians and practicing physicians; nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants; and professional medical and scientific writers.
There is no such thing as too much writing practice. These two-part binder programs build skills incrementally from bright idea to polished final product. These stimulating lessons will enable students to actually enjoy the writing process. Includes Traits of Writing correlation. Topics Include: Writing Frames, Planning and Writing a Speech, Writing in the Content Areas, Essay Writing, Editing and Revising and more....
Eudora Welty was one of the twentieth century’s greatest literary figures. For as long as students have been studying her fiction as literature, writers have been looking to her to answer the profound questions of what makes a story good, a novel successful, a writer an artist. On Writing presents the answers in seven concise chapters discussing the subjects most important to the narrative craft, and which every fiction writer should know, such as place, voice, memory, and language. But even more important is what Welty calls “the mystery” of fiction writing—how the writer assembles language and ideas to create a work of art. Originally part of her larger work The Eye of the Story but never before published in a stand- alone volume, On Writing is a handbook every fiction writer, whether novice or master, should keep within arm’s reach. Like The Elements of Style, On Writing is concise and fundamental, authoritative and timeless—as was Eudora Welty herself. From the Hardcover edition.
"[This] is the first book in a two-book series that provides lower-level students with a solid foundation in writing skills. The book adopts a process approach in which students draw from their personal experience to compose well-organized, coherent, and accurate paragraphs." - Back cover.
The first text to effectively integrate grammar instruction with writing practice, Inside Writing, now in its sixth edition, continues to provide students with extensive writing exercises specifically designed to support and reinforce the rules of grammar, usage, and mechanics. Using engaging allusions and humorous examples and exercises throughout the text, ranging in topics from Karl Marx to The Simpsons, INSIDE WRITING encourages students to look beyond the simple mechanics of writing as they learn to communicate their thoughts clearly and effectively. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Covering concepts from grammar through essay writing, THE WRITER'S WORKPLACE WITH READINGS: BUILDING COLLEGE WRITING SKILLS is the most comprehensive and engaging text available for the beginning writing student. Based on many years of classroom teaching and research, this approachable text reflects the authors' goal of building and sustaining students' confidence in their writing by breaking down difficult writing concepts into easy-to-read, step-by-step explanations. Mastery Tests at the end of each grammar and mechanics chapter reinforce new concepts, and Working Together activities provide instructors with easy-to-incorporate lessons designed for group work and lively class discussions. Writing examples and exercises include new high interest topics such as career-related writing, college sports and money, and the challenges facing veterans. The ninth edition also includes comprehensive strategies for active reading, seven new readings, and updated MLA citation instruction. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Here's a collection of the most helpful articles from WRITER'S DIGEST magazine covering every aspect of short story writing. Every writer, from beginner to professional, will find guidance, encouragement, and answers to such concerns as how to make characters believable, developing dialogue, writer's block, viewpoint, the all-important use of conflict, and much more.