A Basic Study Of Writing


If you have a desire or need to improve your writing skills or need a little help getting started,...
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If you have a desire or need to improve your writing skills or need a little help getting started, this book is for you. You will discover that writing will be much easier when you learn how to:

 Pick out a topic
 Use writing tools
 Use the 5 step writing process for both non-fiction and fiction
 Use better words and phrases
 Write poetry

Everyone has at least one book inside just waiting to get out. Write your story and let the world know that you have something to say.

After graduating from the University of Colorado, Janet G. Balfour was an elementary school teacher until she retired. Now she writes books to share her knowledge of reading and writing. Also, she gives presentations about a better way to teach reading, the five step writing process, activities that parents can use to keep their children learning, and what parents can do to help with homework.

Other books by Janet G. Balfour:

Books for parents:
 Help! My Kid's Schoolwork is Driving Me Crazy!
 Read to Your Kids!

Books for children:
 Read 24/7
 Not Another Writing Assignment!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607917915
  • Publisher: Xulon Press
  • Publication date: 6/25/2009
  • Pages: 76
  • Sales rank: 1,105,889
  • Product dimensions: 0.18 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 5.00 (d)

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