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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: 5,700. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
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.
Apostrophes: Simple Steps to Better English by Chris Livingstone
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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 F Savage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: 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. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
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: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation(5.00 from 1 review)
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
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.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation(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: 2,820. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A short manual on the uses of colons and semicolons. Really, folks, it doesn't matter all that much, except to Grammar Nazis.
The Passive Activist by Graham Murray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011 by Living Books USA. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
ACTIVE vs. PASSIVE writing explained. A quick guide for everyone. Guaranteed to make your writing LEAP off the page!
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. Categories: 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.