Falcon Style Guide: A Comprehensive Guide for Travel and Outdoor Writers and Editors

Falcon Style Guide: A Comprehensive Guide for Travel and Outdoor Writers and Editors

by Erica S. Olsen
     
 

Is frontcountry a word? What year was Izaak Walton born? And how do you really spell his name? What are the rules for hyphenation of adjectives? Does Calamity Jane have a last name? These problems and others like them plague outdoor and travel writers and editors daily. When an answer is finally found--sometimes through hours of debate and research--too often, it

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Is frontcountry a word? What year was Izaak Walton born? And how do you really spell his name? What are the rules for hyphenation of adjectives? Does Calamity Jane have a last name? These problems and others like them plague outdoor and travel writers and editors daily. When an answer is finally found--sometimes through hours of debate and research--too often, it ends up serving a single solution, only to be rehashed minutes or days later when the same questions arises again. This book puts answers to specific problems of outdoor and travel writing at your fingertips. Thoroughly researched information presented in a handy alphabetical format makes this the first reference you'll reach for when matters of style arise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585920051
Publisher:
Falcon Press Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Series:
Falcon Guides Series
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
4.04(w) x 6.86(h) x 0.79(d)

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