Editing Made Easy: Simple Rules for Effective Writing

By Bruce Kaplan

An previous model of Editing Made Easy, released in Bruce Kaplan's local Australia, has turn into a best-selling source for writers in a lot or the English-speaking international. as a result of the assorted spellings and conventions of yank English, it's been unavailable here--until now. the hot booklet is punctiliously revised, up to date, extended, and Americanized. It keeps the sights of the original--friendly, easy-to-understand principles for more advantageous writing. it is a fast learn, and a simple reference for anyone who desires to speak basically with American English. The ebook is non-technical in its process. It does not hide grammatical phrases similar to present ideal progressive or correlative conjunctions. It boils grammar and elegance right into a few basic ideas that might serve you good even if you're a journalist, a pupil, a novelist, a enterprise govt, a blogger, or anyone else who want to make potent use of written language.  

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Gwynne's Grammar: The Ultimate Introduction to Grammar and the Writing of Good English

By N.M. Gwynne

Fearful approximately apostrophes?
 
In a pickle over your pronouns and prepositions?
 
worry not—Mr. Gwynne is right here together with his splendidly concise and hugely stress-free ebook of grammar.
 
inside those pages, adults and kids alike will locate all they should rediscover this misplaced technology and sharpen up their skills.
 
Mr. Gwynne believes that happiness relies at the very least in part on strong grammar—and Mr. Gwynne is never improper.

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Microstyle: The Art of Writing Little

By Christopher Johnson

“A paintings of dad linguistics . . . [that] synthesizes . . . grammar, branding, cognitive technology and net idea . . . with intelligence and pleasant wit.”―New York Times

Welcome to the age of the great shrinking message. Your advisor to this new panorama, Christopher Johnson finds the once-secret wisdom of poets, copywriters, model namers, political speechwriters, and different specialist verbal miniaturists. every one bankruptcy discusses one device that is helping brief messages seize recognition, speak immediately, stick within the brain, and roll off the tongue. Piled excessive with examples from company slogans to motion picture titles to product names, Microstyle indicates readers tips to say the main with the least, whereas supplying a full of life romp throughout the ancient transformation of mass media into the media of the private.

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Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors

By Bill Bryson

From one in every of America's so much loved and bestselling authors, a perfectly worthy and readable consultant to the issues of the English language most typically encountered via editors and writers.

What is the adaptation among “immanent” and “imminent”? what's the singular kind of graffiti? what's the distinction among “acute” and “chronic”? what's the former identify of “Moldova”? what's the distinction among a cardinal quantity and an ordinal quantity? one of many English language's such a lot expert writers solutions those and lots of different questions and publications us all towards detailed, mistake-free utilization. protecting spelling, capitalization, plurals, hyphens, abbreviations, and overseas names and words, Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors may be an quintessential spouse for all who care sufficient approximately our language to not maul, misuse, or contort it.

This dictionary is an important consultant to the splendidly disordered factor that's the English language. As invoice Bryson notes, it's going to offer you “the solutions to all these issues of written utilization that you simply form of comprehend or should be aware of yet can’t fairly remember.”

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On Writing (Modern Library (Paperback))

By Eudora Welty

Eudora Welty used to be one of many 20th century’s maximum literary figures. for so long as scholars were learning her fiction as literature, writers were seeking to her to reply to the profound questions of what makes a narrative strong, a singular winning, a author an artist. On Writing offers the solutions in seven concise chapters discussing the topics most vital to the narrative craft, and which each and every fiction author may still comprehend, similar to position, voice, reminiscence, and language. yet much more vital is what Welty calls “the secret” of fiction writing—how the author assembles language and ideas to create a piece of art.

Originally a part of her better paintings The Eye of the Story yet by no means ahead of released in a stand-
alone quantity, On Writing is a guide each fiction author, even if amateur or grasp, may still continue inside of arm’s succeed in. Like The parts of Style, On Writing is concise and primary, authoritative and timeless—as was once Eudora Welty herself.

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100 Ways to Improve Your Writing (Mentor Series)

By Gary Provost

This can be the only consultant that anybody who writes--whether scholar, company individual, or expert writer--should wear the table beside pencil, pen, typewriter, or be aware processor. choked with expert suggestions and a wealth of instructive examples, this useful, easy-to-use instruction manual may also help clear up any and all writing difficulties.

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Check Your English Vocabulary for TOEFL: All you need to pass your exams (Check Your Vocabulary)

By Rawdon Wyatt

Check Your English Vocabulary for TOEFL by way of Rawdon Wyatt offers a source for college kids learning in the direction of the TOEFL® (Test of English as a overseas Language) examination, that's a demand for access for non-native audio system of English at over 6,000 universities in a hundred nations world wide.

It contains a variety of enjoyable actions to aid scholars construct and enhance their English vocabulary at TOEFL® point, and is appropriate for either self-study and school room use.

Check Your Vocabulary sequence: 'Ideal self-study aids for a person getting ready for those checks' - The Bookseller

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Helping Doctoral Students Write: Pedagogies for Supervision

By Barbara Kamler, Pat Thomson

This crucial consultant deals a brand new method of doctoral writing, written in particular for doctoral supervisors. Rejecting the DIY web pages and manuals that advertise a privatised skills-based method of writing learn, Kamler and Thomson offer a brand new framework for scholarly paintings to assist doctorate scholars produce transparent and well-argued dissertations. Drawing on quite a lot of learn and hands-on adventure, the authors argue that making an unique contribution to scholarly wisdom calls for doctoral applicants to do either textual content and identification paintings. Their dialogue of the complexities of forming a scholarly identification is illustrated by means of the tales and writing of real doctoral students.

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Race, Rhetoric, and Technology: Searching for Higher Ground (NCTE-Routledge Research Series)

By Adam J. Banks

During this publication Adam Banks makes use of the idea that of the electronic Divide as a metonym for America's higher racial divide, in an try to work out what significant entry for African american citizens to applied sciences and the bigger American society can or may still suggest. He argues that African American rhetorical traditions--the traditions of fight for justice and equitable participation in American society--exhibit advanced and nuanced methods of figuring out the problems inherent within the try to navigate throughout the doubtless most unlikely contradictions of gaining significant entry to technological platforms with the nice they appear to make attainable, and while resisting the exploitative impulses that such platforms consistently appear to present.

Banks examines moments in those rhetorical traditions of appeals, warnings, calls for, and debates to make specific the connections among technological concerns and African american citizens' equivalent and simply participation in American society. He indicates that the massive questions we needs to ask of our applied sciences are the exact same questions leaders and lay humans from Martin Luther King to Malcolm X to slave quilters to severe Race Theorists to pseudonymous chatters throughout our on-line world were asking all alongside. based on Banks the important moral questions for the sector of rhetoric and composition are expertise entry and the power to deal with questions of race and racism. He makes use of this booklet to visualize what writing guide, expertise thought, literacy guide, and rhetorical schooling can seem like for we all in a brand new century.

Just as Race, Rhetoric, and know-how: trying to find larger Ground is a choice for a brand new orientation between those that examine and profess African American rhetoric, it's also a choice for these within the fields that make up mainstream English reports to alter their views in addition. This quantity is meant for researchers, execs, and scholars in Rhetoric and Composition, Technical verbal exchange, the background of technology and Society, and African American Studies.

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