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A comprehensive guide to all aspects of academic writing. It is appropriate for all writers, not just those at the college level. It is an excellent manual for all who are serious about improving their writing.
This book teaches students to frame their arguments in the larger context of what else has been said about their topic and provides templates to help them make key rhetorical moves.
Although some may find the templates overly restrictive, they can help the novice to construct better arguments.
This short, practical book shows authors the benefits that can be reaped from mastering punctuation: the art of style, sentence length, meaning, and economy of words. There are full-length chapters devoted to the period, the comma, the semicolon, the colon, quotation marks, the dash and parentheses, the paragraph and section break, and a cumulative chapter on integrating them all into "The Symphony of Punctuation."
How to Write is an introductory guide to writing, aimed at people who think they can't write, or for whom writing is an ordeal. Broken down into short topic-based chapters on everything from beginning to revising, it demystifies the writing process by taking the reader through each of its stages. The book also offers a wealth of invaluable practical considerations, including when and where to write, when to printout and when to edit onscreen. Offering practical advice in a lucid, no-nonsense style, How to Write is ideal for both students and professionals.