The Little Red Writing Book: 20 Powerful Principles for Clear and Effective Thinking (International Edition)

The Little Red Writing Book: 20 Powerful Principles for Clear and Effective Thinking (International Edition)

by Brandon Royal
     
 

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For Writing Aficionados from All Walks of Life!

Whether you're a high school or college student, test-prep candidate, or business professional, this book offers a concise guide to penning strong and effective work for all occasions. A wealth of examples, charts, and engaging exercises makes The Little Red Writing Book an invaluable guide for anyone who wants

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For Writing Aficionados from All Walks of Life!

Whether you're a high school or college student, test-prep candidate, or business professional, this book offers a concise guide to penning strong and effective work for all occasions. A wealth of examples, charts, and engaging exercises makes The Little Red Writing Book an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to master those skills that will make a good writer even better.

Enjoy the benefits of your own self-paced writing course:

*Structure relates to organization and deciding in which order to present your ideas. Learn how to choose the best writing structure to develop your ideas, how to break your writing topic into two to four parts, and how to write with a top-down approach.

*Style describes how one writes, including how to use specific examples to support what is written. Learn how to make writing more simple, powerful, and vivid. Understand how to vary sentence beginnings, how to create a formal and informal tone, and how to keep writing gender neutral.

*Readability focuses on presentation and how to make your document visually pleasing and easy to read. Learn how to make key words stand out, how to use headings and headlines to "frame" writing, and how to increase the use of white space to allow your document to "breathe."

Editorial Reviews

Ray Turner, B.A., MA (Communications), Writing Instructor and Former Educational Administrator, Corpus Christi TX, USA
"The articulate exposition of Royal's twenty principles of writing fit neatly into 139 short, accessible (paperback) pages. I recommend this wonder to all my writing students. Perhaps one day writing committees will wisely follow suit and make this a primary text for all writing courses at their schools."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016530529
Publisher:
Maven Publishing
Publication date:
02/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
139
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Brandon Royal is an award-winning writer whose educational authorship includes The Little Gold Grammar Book, The Little Red Writing Book Deluxe Edition, The Little Green Math Book, and The Little Blue Reasoning Book. During his tenure working in Hong Kong for US-based Kaplan Educational Centers – a Washington Post subsidiary and the largest test-preparation organization in the world – Brandon honed his theories of teaching and education and developed a set of key learning “principles” to help define the basics of writing, grammar, math, and reasoning. A Canadian by birth and graduate of the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, his interest in writing began after completing writing courses at Harvard University. Since then he has authored a dozen books and reviews of his books have appeared in Time Asia magazine, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal of America, Midwest Book Review, The Asian Review of Books, Choice Reviews Online, Asia Times Online, and About.com. Brandon is a five-time winner of the International Book Awards, a five-time gold medalist at the President’s Book Awards, as well as a winner of the Global eBook Awards, the USA Book News “Best Book Awards,” and recipient of the “Educational Book of the Year” award as presented by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.

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