Jean Reynolds

Biography

Dr. Jean Reynolds is Professor Emeritus at Polk State College in Winter Haven, Florida, where she taught English for over 30 years. She is the author of ten books, including two writing textbooks, and she is co-author (with the late Mary Mariani) of "Police Talk" (Pearson).
She has taught basic education to inmates and served as a consultant on communications and problem-solving skills to staff in Florida's Department of Corrections. At Polk State College she has taught report writing classes for recruits and advanced report writing and FTO classes for police and correctional officers.
Jean Reynolds holds a doctorate in English from the University of South Florida and is an internationally recognized Shaw scholar. She is the author of "Pygmalion’s Wordplay: The Postmodern Shaw," and the co-editor of "Shaw and Feminisms: Onstage and Off," both published by the University Press of Florida.
She is an accomplished ballroom dancer. She and her husband, garden writer Charles J. Reynolds, live in Florida, where they enjoy reading and traveling.

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Books

Report Writing for Code Inspectors
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,050. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing
Report writing skills are essential to your code enforcement career. "Report Writing for Code Inspectors" covers basic principles for organizing and writing reports, punctuation, capitalization, sentence structure, English usage, and the specialized vocabulary you need for your reports. Sample reports are included, along with a pre-test, post-test, practice exercises, and complete answer key.
Five Minutes a Day: Time Management for People Who Love to Put Things Off
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,590. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Time Management
Although schedules and to-do lists are great time management tools, they don't work for everyone. Learn how spending just five minutes a day on an important project can start you on your way to success. Dozens of additional get-it-done strategies will help you banish chaos, guilt, and procrastination. Soon you'll be enjoying the lifestyle you've always dreamed of!
Impossible Love
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Price: Free! Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
It's embarrassing and overwhelming, and it happens again and again: falling in love with someone hopelessly out of reach. The fantasy lover might be a neighbor, teacher, therapist, or minister, or it might be a rock star or other public figure. "Impossible Love" explores the secrets and mysteries that lie hidden within our most intimate love stories.
Gretel's Story: Finding the Way Home
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,360. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
In this reflective retelling of the Hansel and Gretel story, Jean Reynolds explores the themes of love, emptiness, family, and betrayal in a new context. The story of Gretel's abandonment, imprisonment, and return home is still meaningful in the way that all old, well-told stories are meaningful.
The Criminal Justice Report Writing Guide for Officers
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 35,560. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Law enforcement
Learn the skills needed to write efficient and effective criminal justice reports: interviewing, organizing, drafting, revising, objectivity, sentence skills, active voice, bullet style, common usage errors, and the specialized vocabulary needed for police and corrections reports. Sample reports are included, along with abundant exercises, a pre-test, a post-test, and a complete answer key.

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