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Curious Case Of The Misplaced Modifier

Author : Bonnie Trenga
ISBN : 1582975612
Genre : Reference
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The Seven Writing Mysteries that Really Matter Most people think that good grammar leads to good writing. But the truth is that while good writing may be technically correct, it's also strong, concise, and specific. This guide identifies the seven writing weaknesses that editors everywhere must fix again and again; in fact, almost all of an editor's corrections on any piece of writing will come from the material covered in this book's lessons. In an engaging solve-the-mystery format, you'll solve these cases: The Tantalizing Tale of Passive Voice The Peculiar Puzzle of the Vague -ing Word The Confusing Caper Concerning the Super-Long Sentence You don't have to wade through hundreds of pages of dry grammar references to improve your writing. Rather than memorize the picky details that very few people care about, learn what really leads to good writing in this easy-to-use and friendly book.

Write Better Right Now

Author : Mary-Kate Mackey
ISBN : 9781632659385
Genre : Business & Economics
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In almost any career, you must know how to write—even if it’s not part of your job description. But if you are a reluctant writer, producing even the simplest memo may be a struggle. Write Better Right Now is the springboard to get you ahead in any job, passion project, or situation that requires writing skills. No matter what you are called upon to do—blog posts, speeches, web content, press releases, or more—this step-by-step manual gives you the solid techniques you need to get the task done. Write Better Right Now works because it is: Short—It takes a concise approach, from first thoughts to final edits, and its “mix-and-match” structure means you only have to read the sections you need. Practical—It is loaded with summations, short cuts, tips, cheat sheets, and hands-on exercises. Solution-driven—Knowing where you’ve gone wrong is half the battle. Write Better Right Now offers you the tools to identify your own problem patterns and choose the quickest and most appropriate fixes. You can improve your writing today. With straightforward guidance, Write Better Right Now is the quick read for productive people who need to create clear and crisp communication—right now.

Write A Book Fast

Author : Renee Ross
ISBN : 9781516330492
Genre : Reference
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Write a Book in 30 Days – or Less! Write Faster…Work Smarter…Finish Your Book Now If you’re an indie author who spends months or years writing a book, then you're losing money – and lots of it. In today’s competitive indie publishing market, money loves speed. Many well-paid indie authors write at least one book a month. Your success as an indie author depends on getting your books to your readers quickly and consistently. Finally, there is a “no hassle, stress free” step-by-step speed writing system that makes writing nonfiction books fast, easy and fun. Write a Book Fast: An Indie Author Guide for Writing Nonfiction Books in 30 Days – or Less! will help you: • Overcome writer’s block once and for all. • Set and achieve realistic writing goals. • Develop a writing schedule that fits into your busy life. • Outline your book the easy way. • Write a first draft in eight hours. • Generate high quality, valuable content that readers can't resist. • And much more! Inside Write a Book Fast you will find the inspiration, writing tips and speed writing strategies you need for jump-starting your indie publishing empire and getting your nonfiction books finished fast! Download now.

Word Up How To Write Powerful Sentences And Paragraphs

Author : Marcia Riefer Johnston
ISBN : 9780985820312
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Want to know how to write more powerfully? You've come to the right book. Word Up!—an eclectic collection of essays, more inspiration guide than style guide—serves up tips and insights for anyone who wants to know how to write with umph. Word Up! does what too few writing books do: it practices while preaching, shows while telling, uses powerful writing to talk about powerful writing. Word Up! explores the perplexities and celebrates the pleasures of the English language. It leaves you smiling—and ready to conquer your next blank (or blah) page.

Everyday English

Author : Michelle Finlay
ISBN : 9781843176800
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A poor command of English is a considerable obstacle in almost every walk of life, from conducting business to dealing with everyday problems. This book takes you back to the basics; the simple rules and tricks that will help anyone to master the language. Rather than a guide to everything you would ever want to know about the English language, it is a basic companion to the nuts and bolts - designed to help native and non-native speakers alike to speak and write correct and unambiguous English in any situation, business or personal. The book offers advice on many different areas including the writing of letters, reports and other texts, where it is often vital to convey meaning and purpose simply and clearly. It also includes sections on sentences, parts of speech, punctuation, and common pitfalls to avoid.

American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015066180400
Genre : American literature
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Library Journal

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105123005113
Genre : Libraries
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Writing Great Books For Young Adults

Author : Regina L Brooks
ISBN : 9781402228704
Genre : Reference
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From a top young adult literary agent, the only guide on how to write for young adults With an 87 percent increase in the number of titles published in the last two years, the young adult market is one of the healthiest segments in the industry. Despite this, little has been written to help authors hone their craft to truly connect with this audience. Writing Great Books for Young Adults gives writers the advice they need to tap this incredible market. Topics covered include: Listening to the voices of youth Meeting your young protagonist Developing a writing style Constructing plots Trying on points of view Agent Regina Brooks has developed award-winning authors across the YA genre, including a Coretta Scott King winner. She attends more than 20 conferences each year, meeting with authors and teaching.

The Curious Writer

Author : Bruce Ballenger
ISBN : PSU:000067207244
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Concise Edition of the popular title,The Curious Writeroffers the same unique, entertaining, and personal author voice that is sure to grab reader’s interest and motivate them to write. In an abbreviated format,The Curious Writeroffers an emphasis on inquiry as both a driving force behind the writing process and a method of discovery and learning. The book operates on the principle that writers, who begin with questions, rather than answers, achieve better results in their work.

Reporting Technical Information

Author : Kenneth W. Houp
ISBN : 0024749206
Genre : Technical writing
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