Write Right!: A Desktop Digest of Punctuation, Grammar, and Style

Write Right!: A Desktop Digest of Punctuation, Grammar, and Style

by Jan Venolia


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The newest edition of Jan Venolia’s best-selling guide, Write Right! is an essential resource for writers with 500,000+ copies sold since publication.

In this age of electronic correspondence and self-produced documents, we need a useful and reliable writing guide more than ever. Write Right! covers the essentials of good writing in a concise and easy-to-follow format. The new edition of this classic handbook takes you through the entire writing process, from understanding the parts of speech to constructing a correct sentence to fine-tuning the mechanics. And with clever drawings and amusing quotations to illustrate its points, Write Right! shows that language can be fun as well as an effective communication tool. Whether it's used to find a quick answer to a nagging question or to develop stronger writing skills, this handy reference is the ideal resource for writers of all levels.

Includes a resource section with a list of helpful websites and a glossary to quickly define difficult terms.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580083287
Publisher: Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed
Publication date: 08/21/2001
Edition description: 4TH
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 448,682
Product dimensions: 5.38(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.57(d)

About the Author

JAN VENOLIA has been helping people improve their writing for more than 30 years. A veteran writer and editor, Jan lends her expertise to workshops and conferences. She lives in Gualala, California.

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