Download E-books Edit Yourself: A Manual for Everyone Who Works with Words PDF

"A robust new access for the reference shelf of somebody who writes to be understood―or would favor to."―Pittsburgh Press

within the first a part of this beneficial publication, the writer exhibits find out how to remedy universal difficulties of writing. The reader will methods to realize universal difficulties of writing. The reader will how you can realize phrases and words that are meant to be minimize; how you can shorten bulky sentences; the best way to organize the weather of pairs, sequence, and compound topics and predicates; tips on how to realize and rectify mismanaged participles; and the way to be looking for the higher word.

the second one a part of the booklet contains greater than 1500 innovations for cuts, adjustments, and comparisons that editors make to provide writing that's concise and effective.

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Download E-books Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook PDF

By Donald Maass

Make Your Novel stick out from the Crowd!

Noted literary agent and writer Donald Maass has performed it back! His earlier publication, "Writing the Breakout Novel," provided novelists of all ability degrees and genres insider suggestion on easy methods to make their books upward push above the contest and achieve a crowded marketplace.

Now, construction at the good fortune of its predecessor, "Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook" calls that recommendation into motion! This strong e-book offers the patented suggestions and writing routines from Maass's renowned writing workshops to provide novelists first class guideline and functional information. you will learn how to increase and increase features of your prose with sections on:

  • Building plot layers
  • Creating internal conflict
  • Strengthening voice and aspect of view
  • Discovering and heightening larger-than-life personality qualities
  • Strengthening theme
  • And a lot more!

Maass additionally rigorously dissects examples from real-life breakout novels so you are going to lean how you can learn and learn fiction like a author. With authoritative guideline and hands-on workbook routines, "Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook" is without doubt one of the so much available novel-writing publications available.

Set your work-in development except the contest and write your individual breakout novel today!

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Download E-books Methods in Writing Process Research (Textproduktion und Medium) PDF

Equipment for learning writing approaches have considerably constructed during the last 20 years. The fast improvement of software program instruments which aid the gathering including the exhibit and research of writing technique info and new enter from a number of neighboring disciplines give a contribution to an more and more distinctive wisdom acquisition concerning the complicated cognitive tactics of writing. This quantity, which specializes in learn equipment, combined equipment designs, conceptual issues of writing approach study, interdisciplinary examine impacts and the applying of analysis equipment in academic settings, presents an perception into the present prestige of the methodological improvement of writing procedure study in Europe.

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Download E-books CliffsNotes GRE General Test Cram Plan 2nd Edition (Cliffsnotes Cram Plan) PDF

Get a plan to ace the exam—and utilize the time you might have left.

Whether you might have months, one month, or perhaps only a week left earlier than the examination, you could flip to the specialists at CliffsNotes for a relied on and possible cram plan to ace the GRE normal Test—without ever breaking a sweat!

First, you are going to make sure precisely how a lot time you could have left to organize for the examination. Then, you will flip to the two-month, one-month, or one-week cram plan for week-by-week and daily schedules of how one can concentration your research in line with your designated timeline.

Each stand-alone plan includes:

Diagnostic test–helps you pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses so that you can concentration your evaluation at the subject matters within which you wish the main helpSubject reviews–cover every thing you could anticipate at the real examination: textual content completions, sentence equivalences, vocabulary, interpreting comprehension, analytical writing, mathematics, algebra, geometry, and purposes

Full-length perform try out with solutions and specified explanations–a simulated GRE examination delivers an actual test-taking event

Test-prep necessities from the specialists at CliffsNotes

Reflects alterations to the newest GRE common attempt

Make the main of the time you've got left!

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Download E-books Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing (Quick & Dirty Tips) PDF

By Mignon Fogarty

Online sensation Grammar woman makes grammar enjoyable and simple during this New York Times bestseller

Are you stumped by way of break up infinitives? afraid of utilizing "who" whilst a "whom" is termed for? Do you stay away from the phrases "affect" and "effect" altogether?

Grammar woman is right here to aid!

Mignon Fogarty, a.k.a. Grammar woman, is set to wipe out undesirable grammar―but she's additionally decided to make the method as painless as attainable. a number of years in the past, she created a weekly podcast to take on essentially the most universal error humans make whereas speaking. The podcasts have now been downloaded greater than twenty million instances, and Mignon has allotted grammar tips about Oprah and seemed at the pages of The long island Times, The Wall road Journal, and USA Today.

Written with the wit, heat, and accessibility that the podcasts are recognized for, Grammar Girl's quickly and soiled information for greater Writing covers the grammar principles and word-choice directions which can confound even the simplest writers. From "between vs. between" and "although vs. whereas" to comma splices and lost modifiers, Mignon bargains reminiscence tips and transparent motives that would aid readers bear in mind and practice these problematical grammar ideas. Chock-full of pointers on sort, enterprise writing, and powerful e-mailing, Grammar Girl's print debut merits a place on each communicator's desk.

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Download E-books Handbook of Research on Writing: History, Society, School, Individual, Text PDF

The Handbook of analysis on Writing ventures to sum up inquiry during the last few a long time on what we all know approximately writing and the various methods we all know it: How do humans write? How do they learn how to write and enhance as writers? below what stipulations and for what reasons do humans write? What assets and applied sciences can we use to jot down? How did our present kinds and practices of writing emerge inside of social heritage? What affects has writing had on society and the person? What does it suggest to be and to profit to be an energetic player in modern platforms of meaning? 
 
This cornerstone quantity advances the sphere via aggregating the broad-ranging, interdisciplinary, multidimensional strands of writing study and bringing them jointly right into a universal highbrow house. Endeavoring to synthesize what has been realized approximately writing in all international locations in contemporary a long time, it displays a large scope of foreign examine task, with consciousness to writing in any respect degrees of education and in all lifestyles events. bankruptcy authors, all eminent researchers, come from disciplines as assorted as anthropology, archeology, typography, communique reports, linguistics, journalism, sociology, rhetoric, composition, legislations, drugs, schooling, historical past, and literacy reviews. The Handbook’s 37 chapters are equipped in 5 sections:
*The background of Writing;
*Writing in Society;
*Writing in Schooling;
*Writing and the person;
*Writing as Text
 
This quantity, in summing up what's identified approximately writing, deepens our adventure and appreciation of writing―in ways in which will make academics greater at instructing writing and all of its readers greater as person writers. it is going to be attention-grabbing and precious to students and researchers of writing, to a person who teaches writing in any context at any point, and to all people who find themselves simply keen on writing.

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Download E-books The Sound on the Page: Great Writers Talk about Style and Voice in Writing PDF

By Ben Yagoda

In writing, sort concerns. our favourite writers frequently entertain, circulation, and encourage us much less via what they are saying than via how they are saying it. In The Sound at the Page, acclaimed writer, instructor, and critic Ben Yagoda deals useful and incisive aid for writers on constructing and gaining knowledge of their very own variety and voice. This splendidly wealthy and readable booklet positive aspects interviews with greater than forty of our most crucial authors discussing their literary sort, including:

Dave Barry
Harold Bloom
Supreme court docket Justice Stephen Breyer
Bill Bryson
Michael Chabon
Andrei Codrescu
Junot Díaz
Adam Gopnik
Jamaica Kincaid
Michael Kinsley
Elmore Leonard
Elizabeth McCracken
Susan Orlean
Cynthia Ozick
Anna Quindlen
Jonathan Raban
David Thomson
Tobias Wolff

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Download E-books A Guide to Writing as an Engineer PDF

By David F. Beer

Written for engineers, this publication offers greater than technical information and specializes in the right way to be an efficient communicator. This re-creation is helping to cast off the system faults that journey up the busy reader or listener, inflicting annoyance, confusion, or misunderstanding—so that their writing and speech are crystal transparent. this article additionally specializes in the technical writing and talking matters encountered in daily paintings, writing studies, company letter, memoranda, proposals, emails, displays, and extra. the recent variation comprises new insurance of social media, together with insurance of renowned kinds, most sensible practices, hazards and ethics of utilizing social media, and increased assurance of casual conversation.

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Download E-books Puntuación para escritores y no escritores (Guías Plus del Escritor) PDF

El uso incorrecto de los signos de puntuación es un mal a superar (y un bien a conquistar). De los angeles puntuación utilizada en cualquier clase de texto depende su sentido, sea una novela, un informe profesional, un relato, un artículo periodístico, un ensayo, un e mail o un mensaje en l. a. nevera. Es un recurso imprescindible para comunicar y, a los angeles vez, aportar principles. ¿Qué puntuar? ¿Cómo distinguir l. a. puntuación adecuada para transmitir los angeles música del lenguaje, las pausas, los angeles exaltación o los angeles calma? ¿Punto y coma o dos puntos? ¿Paréntesis o guiones? ¿Punto y seguido o punto y aparte? ¿Los signos auxiliares son auxiliares? ¿Con cuál nos identificamos?

De modo ameno y práctico, Puntuación para escritores y no escritores responde a estas preguntas y a otras muchas, resuelve dudas sobre los errores más frecuentes, y permite comprender usos y funciones de los signos para ganar en claridad y concisión. Da a conocer el uso creativo y correcto de l. a. puntuación para hacer de ella una aliada.

Guías + del escritor es una colección que ofrece las herramientas imprescindibles –y a los angeles vez básicas– para poder dominar el oficio de escribir. A través de ejemplos, ejercicios y eficaces orientaciones, cada volumen cubre algún aspecto common de l. a. creación literaria desde un enfoque unique y eminentemente práctico. Un handbook de refuerzo para todo escritor, novel o con experiencia, que quiera revisar, mejorar o reorientar algún aspecto descuidado de su escritura.

Silvia Adela Kohan es filóloga. En 1975 creó con el grupo Grafein, nacido en los angeles Universidad de Buenos Aires y tutelado por Noé Jitrik, el método del taller de escritura y las consignas que en l. a. década de 1980 introdujo en Barcelona y en centros de profesores, Institutos Cervantes y universidades de España, Francia e Italia.

Ha sido colaboradora del periódico argentino La Nación. Es autora de numerosos libros sobre técnicas literarias: Corregir relatos (1997), Cómo se escribe una novela (1998), Cómo escribir diálogos (1999), Escribir sobre uno mismo (2000), Crear una novela (2001), Así se escribe un buen cuento (2002), Ava lo dijo después, novela y guide de los angeles novela (2003), Los secretos de los angeles creatividad (Alba, 2003), Taller de Escritura (Alba, 2004), Taller de Lectura (Alba, 2005), Biblioterapia y cineterapia (de Bolsillo, 2006), La trama en los angeles novela y el cuento (Alba, 2007). Dirige Grafein Barcelona (Talleres de Escritura y Asesoramiento para autores) y l. a. revista Escribir y Publicar. En 2005, recibió el premio Delta de Novela.

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Download E-books Academic Writing: A Practical Guide for Students PDF

By Stephen Bailey

This paintings takes a fresh method of the tutorial writing path, delivering simply comprehensible language set inside a transparent constitution. This layout permits scholars to enhance their writing with no slowing their growth with complicated vocabulary. fabric is split into brief, simply conceivable sections permitting lecturers and scholars the pliability they should emphasise sure elements or whilst time is brief. factors are by means of examples to enhance development.

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