Comma Sense: A Fun-damental Guide to Punctuation

Comma Sense: A Fun-damental Guide to Punctuation EPUB

Comma Sense: A Fun-damental Guide to Punctuation
Are you confounded by commas, addled by apostrophes, or queasy about quotation marks? Do you believe a bracket is just a support for a wall shelf, a dash is something you make for the bathroom, and a colon and semicolon are large and small intestines? If so, language humorists Richard Lederer and John Shore (with the sprightly aid of illustrator Jim McLean), have written t

Writing to Learn: How to Write--And Think--Clearly about Any Subject at All EPUB

Writing to Learn: How to Write--And Think--Clearly about Any Subject at All
This is an essential book for everyone who wants to write clearly about any subject and use writing as a means of learning.

Many Genres, One Craft: Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction EPUB

Many Genres, One Craft: Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction
In Many Genres, One Craft, award-winning author Michael A. Arnzen and Heidi Ruby Miller gather the voices of todays top genre writers and writing instructors alongside their published students. It fosters the writing process in a way that focuses almost exclusively on writing the novel. Using a compilation of instructional articles penned by well-known authors affiliated

How Fiction Works: The Last Word on Writing Fiction, from Basics to the Fine Points EPUB

How Fiction Works: The Last Word on Writing Fiction, from Basics to the Fine Points
In How Fiction Works, Oakley Hall expands upon and broadens the instruction that made The Art and Craft of Novel Writing so successful. This new book covers all forms and lengths of fiction, probes deeper into every topic, offers new examples and includes exercises and the end of every chapter. He explains the basic and finer points of the fiction-writing process from word

Writing for Social Scientists: How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article EPUB

Writing for Social Scientists: How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article
Social scientists, whether earnest graduate students or tenured faculty members, clearly know the rules that govern good writing. But for some reason they choose to ignore those guidelines and churn out turgid, pompous, and obscure prose. Distinguished sociologist Howard S. Becker, true to his calling, looks for an explanation for this bizarre behavior not in the psyches o

They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing EPUB

They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing
They Say / I Say shows that writing well means mastering some key rhetorical moves, the most important of which involves summarizing what others have said (they say) to set up ones own argument (I say). In addition to explaining the basic moves, this book provides writing templates that show students explicitly how to make these moves in their own writing.

Writers Doubt: How You Can Overcome Doubt and Create Work That Matters EPUB

Writers Doubt: How You Can Overcome Doubt and Create Work That Matters
Doubt doesnt have to define your writing future.Do you have what it takes to write a book? Can you be an author even if you dont think youre a great writer?In this part-memoir, part kick-in-the-pants, Bryan Hutchinson will show you how to live out your passion, write a book, and become an author, no matter if the so-called experts tell you that you cant.Bryan was

Writing Romance: The Ultimate Guide on Craft, Creation and Industry Connections (Revised Edition) EPUB

Writing Romance: The Ultimate Guide on Craft, Creation and Industry Connections (Revised Edition)
Writing Romance--The Ultimate Guide on Craft, Creation and Industry Connections* 40+ Inspiring ArticlesThe process, craft and business of writing by some of your favorite published romance authors, as well as a few of the industrys leading editors and agents.* A Complete Resource ListRWA chapters, SFA-RWA member authors, and RWA-approved publishers and literary ag

Writing the Other EPUB

Writing the Other
During the 1992 Clarion West Writers Workshop attended by Nisi Shawl and Cynthia Ward, one of the students expressed the opinion that it is a mistake to write about people of ethnic backgrounds different from your own because you might get it wrong, horribly, offensively wrong, and so it is better not even to try. This opinion, commonplace among published as well as aspiri

Write Within Yourself: An Authors Companion EPUB

Write Within Yourself: An Authors Companion
Write Within Yourself is not a guide, but a companion. A guide will tell you where to go. As a writer, only you can know that. A good companion, however, can remind you that forgetting where you want to go is different from not knowing where you want to go. Author William Kenower believes that what it takes to write the book you most want to write is also what it takes to

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