Books tagged: word usage

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How to Swat the Killer Be's Out of Your Writing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Great story, great plot, great characters, but…! Reliance on the "to be" verbs—the Killer Be's—results in passive writing. How to Swat the Killer Be's Out of Your Writing is a handy booklet designed to assist serious writers in turning their passive voice into active voice and allowing their writing to reach a new level.
5-Letter Words
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Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 2 · Word Puzzles, Book 2 · Puzzles, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Here are 320 fun ways to test your vocabulary knowledge and to discover new words. You are given a word like HYPNOTIC or a series of words like I OWE YOU, and you make as many 5-letter words as you can from that word or series of words using only those letters. Sound simple? Sometimes it is, sometimes it isn't. Great fun and a great way to learn new words.
Editor's Notebook
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Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This is a guide to help writers edit their own works. It is often very difficult to find many of your own errors. This guide will provide a systematic approach that if followed diligently will get most of them, prepare for e-publishing and improve style as well. Editors are expensive for self publishers to use so I developed this guide to help me do my own editing. Version 062412
Which Word Do I Use?
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A guide to using the most commonly confused words correctly.