Writing with Style: Speak-Write Series / Edition 1

Writing with Style: Speak-Write Series / Edition 1

by Rebecca Stott, Simon (Eds.) Avery, Simon Avery
     
 

This is a practical book designed to be used by writers of all kinds to develop their own writing skills. It shows that advanced writing skills are best learned from studying the prose styles and techniques of already established writers and reveals the many small-scale changes that a writer can make to a text in order to achieve certain effects. Provides general… See more details below

Overview

This is a practical book designed to be used by writers of all kinds to develop their own writing skills. It shows that advanced writing skills are best learned from studying the prose styles and techniques of already established writers and reveals the many small-scale changes that a writer can make to a text in order to achieve certain effects. Provides general principles for effective prose writing. Focus is highly practical and geared to different styles of everyday writing and examples are drawn from a range of different contexts, cultures and historical periods. For those wishing to improve their writing style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582382428
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/30/2000
Series:
Speak-Write Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
12.32(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.35(d)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents

Author's Acknowledgements.

Publisher's Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

How to Use This Book.

1. Style in Writing.

2. Styles in Context.

3. Writing in Clear English.

4. From Draft to Draft: Refreshing Words.

5. The Rhythms of Prose.

6. Styles of Journalism.

Glossary.

Further Reading.

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