A Desktop Digest of Punctuation, Grammar, and Style
By Jan Venolia
(Ten Speed Press, Paperback, 9781580083287, 224pp.)
Publication Date: August 21, 2001
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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In this age of electronic correspondence and self-produced documents, we need a useful and reliable writing guide more than ever. WRITE RIGHT! covers the essentials of good writing in a concise and easy-to-follow format. The new edition of this classic handbook takes you through the entire writing process, from understanding the parts of speech to constructing a correct sentence to fine-tuning the mechanics. And with clever drawings and amusing quotations to illustrate its points, WRITE RIGHT! shows that language can be fun as well as an effective communication tool. Whether it's used to find a quick answer to a nagging question or to develop stronger writing skills, this handy reference is the ideal resource for writers of all levels.Ä¢ Previous editions have sold over 500,000 copies.Ä¢ Includes a resource section with a list of helpful websites and a glossary to quickly define difficult terms.
JAN VENOLIA has been helping people improve their writing for more than 30 years. A veteran writer and editor, Jan lends her expertise to workshops and conferences. She lives in Gualala, California.
An invaluable tool for executives, secretaries, students . . . it illustrates the right and wrong ways by easy-to-grasp examples.-Los Angeles Times
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