The Book on Writing

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Well

Author: Paula LaRocque

Publisher: Marion Street Press


Category: Authorship

Page: 240

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Teaches the elements of good writing through the use of essential guidelines, literary techniques, and proper writing mechanics.

On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition

The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

Author: William Zinsser

Publisher: Harper Collins


Category: Reference

Page: 336

View: 209

On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. Whether you want to write about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts or about yourself in the increasingly popular memoir genre, On Writing Well offers you fundamental priciples as well as the insights of a distinguished writer and teacher. With more than a million copies sole, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valuable resource for writers and would-be writers.

The Lawyer's Guide to Writing Well

Author: Tom Goldstein

Publisher: Univ of California Press


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 287

View: 983

This eminently practical volume demystifies legal writing, outlines the causes and consequences of bad writing, and prescribes straightforward, easy-to-apply remedies that will make your writing readable. Complete with usage notes that address lawyers' most common errors, this well-organized book is both an invaluable tool for practicing lawyers and a sensible grounding for law students. This much-revised second edition contains a set of editing exercises (and a suggested revision key with explanations) to test your skill. This book is a definitive guide to becoming a better writer—and a better lawyer.

Write Your Book

7 Steps and 7 Secrets for Finishing Your Nonfiction Book Sooner Rather Than Later

Author: Amelia Nikolai

Publisher: WestBow Press


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 108

View: 811

Have you started writing a nonfiction book that you are struggling to finish? Do you have an idea for a book but dont know how to get started? Now you can start and finish your book sooner rather than later following an easy 7 step process that forms the foundation for the way most nonfiction books are written. This insiders guide starts by helping you find the time to write your book and then walks you through creating your proposal, developing your writing plan, and writing your first draft. Along the way youll determine when you could finish your book based on your personal writing output and the time you have available to write. Youll also discover the 7 secrets to finishing your book sooner rather than later including how to transform your dreams into your vision and how to establish the goals and action steps needed to make your vision a reality. Writing a book is similar to taking a journey. Having a plan and putting in the necessary time gets you from where you are to where you want to be. This book takes you step-by-step through the process of developing your plan and following through to write your book sooner rather than later. If you're ready to finish your book and to begin to see the impact it has in the lives of others then read this quick guide and take the steps to make it happen!

On writing well

an informal guide to writing nonfiction

Author: William Knowlton Zinsser

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 151

View: 885

FT Essential Guide to Business Writing

How to write to engage, persuade and sell

Author: Ian Atkinson

Publisher: Pearson UK


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 184

View: 628

Whether you are writing a proposal, a report, a presentation or an email, this book will show you how to write to persuade staff, colleagues, board directors and customers. The Financial Times Essential Guide to Business Writing demonstrates how your choice of language can influence your reader. It gives you clear examples to show you the dos and don'ts of successful business writing and essential tips that are proven to make your writing more effective. It shows you how to write for different audiences and in different media using style, structure and the psychology of language to your advantage. It also gives you the writing secrets used by the world's best advertising writers, which you can use to great effect in your own business writing.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Comedy Writing

Author: James Mendrinos

Publisher: Penguin


Category: Reference

Page: 352

View: 572

Comedy is serious business - and serious money. In this guide, comedian, writer, and teacher Jim Mendrinos explains the principles of comedy and how to apply them to forms from stand-up to sitcoms- including fiction, film, speeches, articles, essays, and more. He also includes exercises designed to hone the craft, break through writer's block, and tailor a piece to its intended audience.

Shortcut to Ielts Writing

The Ultimate Guide to Immediately Increase Your Ielts Writing Scores

Author: Johnny CHUONG




Page: 153

View: 153

Shortcut To IELTS Writing - The Ultimate Guide To Immediately Increase Your IELTS Writing Scores! Are you nervous about the coming IELTS writing academic test? Do you expect to get the score you wished? Would you like to learn how to get high scores in Task 1 and Task 2 writing? If your answer is "yes" to these above questions, then this book is perfect for you. This book contains proven formulas, tips and strategies to help you achieve a high score in the IELTS Writing section (Academic). This book will also walk you through step-by-step on how to develop your well-organised answers for the Task 1 and Task 2; clearly explains the different types of questions that are asked for Task 1 and Task 2; provide you step-by-step instructions on how to write each type of report and essay excellently. As the author of this book, I believe that this IETLS guidebook will be an indispensable reference and trusted guide for all students who want to maximize their score in IELTS academic writing. Take action today and start getting better scores tomorrow! Scroll back up, DOWNLOAD THIS BOOK TODAY and start getting the highest score in IELTS academic writing tomorrow!

The CV Book

Your Definitive Guide to Writing the Perfect CV

Author: James Innes

Publisher: Pearson Education


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 249

View: 501

The CV Bookis the definitive book on CV writing. it provides help, advice and templates from The CV Centre, the UK’s leading CV consultancy, based on many years’ experience and encompassing principles tried, tested and proven on a daily basis. Focussed on market needs - evidence-based and developed entirely from customer information. USP - 15 most common mistakes. Sales channel through author's own company and publicity. Added value - templated and website material.

Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students

Author: Mignon Fogarty

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin


Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 304

View: 443

Named to the International Reading Association's 2012 Teachers' Choice book list Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students is a complete and comprehensive guide to all things grammar from Grammar Girl, a.k.a. Mignon Fogarty, whose popular podcasts have been downloaded over twenty million times and whose first book, Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing, was a New York Times bestseller. For beginners to more advanced students, this guide covers it all: the parts of speech, sentences, and punctuation are all explained clearly and concisely with the warmth, wit, and accessibility Grammar Girl is known for. Pop quizzes are scattered throughout to reinforce the explanations, as well as Grammar Girl's trademark Quick and Dirty Tips—easy and fun memory tricks to help with those challenging rules. Complete with a writing style chapter and a guide to the different kinds of writing—everything from school papers to letter writing to e-mails—this guide is sure to become the one-stop, essential book on every student's desk.