Media Writer's Handbook: A Guide to Common Editing and Writing Problems / Edition 3

Media Writer's Handbook: A Guide to Common Editing and Writing Problems / Edition 3

by George T. Arnold
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072481951

ISBN-13: 9780072481952

Pub. Date: 08/09/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Appropriate for media writing courses as either a primary or supplemental text, Media Writer's Handbook is a primer for anyone who really wants to understand the grammatical and stylistic elements of good writing. Media Writer's Handbook is a teaching tool in the classroom and becomes a resource book that students and professionals can place on their…  See more details below

Overview

Appropriate for media writing courses as either a primary or supplemental text, Media Writer's Handbook is a primer for anyone who really wants to understand the grammatical and stylistic elements of good writing. Media Writer's Handbook is a teaching tool in the classroom and becomes a resource book that students and professionals can place on their desks alongside their dictionaries and stylebooks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072481952
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/09/2002
Series:
McGraw-Hill Series in Mass Communication and Journalism Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.66(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Media Writer's Handbook: A Guide to Common Writing and Editing Problems, 3rd editionPart 1: Improving Immediately Chapter 1: 25 Ways to Better Writing Immediately Chapter 2: Are These Distinctions Worth Making? Chapter 3: Language Lapses Chapter 4: It's Nobody's Guess Part II: Building Sentences Chapter 5: Nouns Chapter 6: Pronouns Chapter 7: Noun-Pronoun Agreement Chapter 8: Verbs and Verbals Chapter 9: Subject-Verb Agreement Chapter 10: Adjectives Chapter 11: Adverbs Chapter 12: Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs Chapter 13: Prepositions Chapter 14: Conjunctions Chapter 15: Interjections Chapter 16: Sentences and Syntax Part III: Punctuating Chapter 17: Periods Chapter 18: Questions Marks Chapter 19: Exclamation Marks Chapter 20: Commas Chapter 21: Semicolons Chapter 22: Colons and Dashes Chapter 23: Parentheses and Brackets Chapter 24: Slashes and Hyphens Chapter 25: Apostrophes Chapter 26: Quotation Marks Chapter 27: Sensitivity in Language Part IV: Quick Reference (and more...)

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