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A Brief Guide to Writing and APA Formatting for Graduate Students and Dissertation Writers
By Jill Kelly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This helpful guide and APA checklist is designed to assist new graduate students as well as more experienced dissertation candidates to improve their academic writing. Designed especially for students in social sciences, education, and business, it distinguishes academic writing from business and professional writing and offers helpful hints to smooth the graduate's path to success.
The Complete Indie Editor - 55 Essential Copy-edits for the Professional Independent Author
By Kev Heritage
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
=== SPECIAL LAUNCH PRICE : $0.99/£0.77 - ONE WEEK ONLY === The Indie Editor is a one-stop copy-editing shop to improve your novel before publication. Including: *Redundant adjectives & overuse of adverbs *Over thirty overused words & phrases such as that, it, up/down, was/were, etc. *Proper use of italics, quotations & capitalisation & a whole lot more...
Apostrophes: Simple Steps to Better English
By Chris Livingstone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
Apostrophes. This simple punctuation mark causes problems for so many people, students and graduates, trades people and business executives, secretaries and scientists, even journalists and writers. If you can’t decide whether to use ’s or s’ (or neither), if you can’t remember whether to use its or it’s, if you get muddled up between plurals and possessives then this booklet should help you.
A Guide to AP Style for Writers Who Don't Like Grammar Practice
By Angela Farrer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
For journalism students and entry-level website copywriters/content producers, this book provides a no-nonsense introduction to Associated Press writing standards. It breaks down the specifics of proper AP grammar use while skipping the dry jargon. Includes practice tests with answer keys.
92 Powerful Prepositions and Examples
By Zhanna Hamilton
Series: 92 Powerful Prepositions and Examples. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
Prepositions are an important part of the English language. Normally mentioned before a noun or a pronoun, prepositions show the relation between words. Mentioned in this ESL guide are some of the most common prepositions in the English language and how to use them correctly.
Get it Right: A cranky editor's no-frills easy-to-understand tips for usage, style and punctuation
By Maureen Milliken
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
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Tips on punctuation, word and usage errors, and other writing wisdom from a veteran editor in easy-to-understand language. This writing guide not only covers common mistakes and rules, but also has a liberal dose of cranky peeves from someone who's spent 30 years in a newsroom (and is also a freelance book editor). Want a hug? Wrong book. Want to get it right? Let's talk.
An Editor's Pet Peeves
By Debi Staples
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A simple and concise writing companion that explains the most common pitfalls made in writing today. It is just as useful for the beginning writing student as it is for a professional writer.
What Did You Say?
By Christine Gardner
Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
A look at the mangling of the English language and some help for those who want to improve their grammar and punctuation.
Grammar Basics for the Web – Sentences, Paragraphs and Punctuation
By Paul Callaghan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
Grammar Basics for the Web – Sentences, Paragraphs and Punctuation is a guide to the basic building blocks of writing effective English. Easy to read instructions for creating sentences and paragraphs as well as the use of essential punctuation.
Grammar Saves Lives; Professional Writing for Law Enforcement Officers
By Steven Starklight
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,120. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Law enforcement
This is a short, concise, down and dirty guide for professional writing. Whether you are a police officer, security guard or just about any type of law enforcement officer, this book will give you a no nonsense education in how to write coherently and with clarity. Improve your writing overnight with this book. Before you spend a lot more money for a much bigger book, check this one out!
Self-Editing: Two Half Brains Make a Whole Writer
By Deborah J. Lightfoot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Self-Editing: Bringing Out Your Best (Two Half Brains Make a Whole Writer) -- practical professional advice from Deborah J. Lightfoot, published author and gainfully employed editor. Drawn from the author's 25 years of experience in newspaper, magazine, and book writing and editing, this book offers nuts-and-bolts advice on fixing common errors: eliminating wordiness, using the active voice, etc.
Semicolons and Colons: A Guide for the 21st Century
By Lenny Everson
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short manual on the uses of colons and semicolons.
Reading English News on the Internet: A Guide to Connectors, Verbs, Expressions, and Vocabulary for the ESL Student
By David Petersen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,980. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
"Reading English News on the Internet" helps students make sense of "media English" as found online, in newspapers, and in magazines. This condensed ebook version covers nearly 200 connectors, phrasal verbs, idiomatic verb phrases, and everyday expressions. There are also tips on reading news, sports, and finance articles online, as well as mini-quizzes and a final exams.
The Passive Activist
By Graham Murray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011 by Living Books USA. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
ACTIVE vs. PASSIVE writing explained. A quick guide for everyone. Guaranteed to make your writing LEAP off the page!
Come Again?
By Graham Murray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by Living Books USA. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
There is no doubt that for most writers, good dialogue is the hardest part of good writing. “Come Again?” contains everything aspiring writers need to know about writing and correctly punctuating good dialogue - essential in an good writing.
Guia Prático da Reforma Ortográfica
By Walace Freitas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
O que muda com a nova ortografia? Quais as palavras que têm acento ainda? O hífen acabou? São muitas as dúvidas e poucas as respostas objetivas. O Guia Prático da Reforma Ortográfica pretende ser uma destas respostas. Em linguagem acessível, você fica sabendo o que muda em nossa ortografia, além de entender melhor quais as polêmicas que cercam o Acordo Ortográfico.
Book on English Grammar, Punctuation and Capitalization.
By The Gifted Learning Project
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
The How to Grammar Page includes over 38 pages of information. Refresh your English/Grammar skills and read everything from the rules of English and Grammar to correct punctuation and capitalization. Easy to understand examples for each topic are also included to help explain each rule properly.
300 Days of Better Writing
By David Bowman
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 64,370. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
300 strategies for improving your writing. Strategies are short and to the point (150-250 words each), with explanations, instructions, and samples for each strategy. Learn from them one day at a time or find the strategies you need. Midwest Book Review calls 300 Days of Better Writing "a choice pick."
Common Writing Errors Workbook
By Katherine Ploeger
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
Common Writing Errors Workbook discusses 50 writing issues that cause problems for writers, some fairly basic while others more sophisticated. Use the workbook to enhance your editing and writing skills. This workbook includes explanations, examples, and two sets of exercises (with answers) to help learn and practice the issues discussed.
Writing Clear Prose
By George Perkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,590. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
A handbook for writers. Intended for self-help and classroom use, it contains chapters on the paragraph, the sentence, diction, the writing as a whole, and style, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Intended primarily to clarify the writing of essays, memoirs, and other forms of non-fiction, it also provides suggestions for improving fictional style.