Writing Tools

Author: Roy Peter Clark
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316028401
Size: 79.60 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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A special 10th anniversary edition of Roy Peter Clark's bestselling guide to writing, featuring five bonus tools. Ten years ago, Roy Peter Clark, America's most influential writing teacher, whittled down almost thirty years of experience in journalism, writing, and teaching into a series of fifty short essays on different aspects of writing. In the past decade, Writing Tools has become a classic guidebook for novices and experts alike and remains one of the best loved books on writing available. Organized into four sections, "Nuts and Bolts," "Special Effects," "Blueprints for Stories," and "Useful Habits," Writing Tools is infused with more than 200 examples from journalism and literature. This new edition includes five brand new, never-before-shared tools. Accessible, entertaining, inspiring, and above all, useful for every type of writer, from high school student to novelist, Writing Tools is essential reading.

Murder Your Darlings

Author: Roy Peter Clark
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316481866
Size: 52.91 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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From one of America's most influential teachers, a collection of the best writing advice distilled from fifty language books -- from Aristotle to Strunk and White. With so many excellent writing guides lining bookstore shelves, it can be hard to know where to look for the best advice. Should you go with Natalie Goldberg or Anne Lamott? Maybe William Zinsser or Stephen King would be more appropriate. Then again, what about the classics -- Strunk and White, or even Aristotle himself? Thankfully, your search is over. In Murder Your Darlings, Roy Peter Clark, who has been a beloved and revered writing teacher to children and Pulitzer Prize winners alike for more than thirty years, has compiled a remarkable collection of more than 100 of the best writing tips from fifty of the best writing books of all time. With a chapter devoted to each key strategy, Clark expands and contextualizes the original author's suggestions and offers anecdotes about how each one helped him or other writers sharpen their skills. An invaluable resource for writers of all kinds, Murder Your Darlings is an inspiring and edifying ode to the craft of writing.

Handbook Of Writing For The Mathematical Sciences Third Edition

Author: Nicholas J. Higham
Publisher: SIAM
ISBN: 1611976103
Size: 79.18 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences provides advice on all aspects of scientific writing, with a particular focus on writing mathematics. Its readable style and handy format, coupled with an extensive bibliography and comprehensive index, make it useful for everyone from undergraduates to seasoned professionals. This third edition revises, updates, and expands the best-selling second edition to reflect modern writing and publishing practices and builds on the author's extensive experience in writing and speaking about mathematics. Some of its key features include coverage of fundamentals of writing, including English usage, revising a draft, and writing when your first language is not English; thorough treatment of mathematical writing, including how to choose notation, how to choose between words and symbols, and how to format equations; and many tips for exploiting LaTeX and BibTeX. Higham also provides advice on how to write and publish a paper, covering the entire publication process, and includes anecdotes, quotes, and unusual facts that enliven the presentation. The new edition has been reorganized to make the book easier to use for reference; treats modern developments in publishing such as open access, DOIs, and ORCID; and contains more on poster design, including e-posters and the poster blitz. The new edition also includes five new chapters on the following topics: · workflow covering text editors, markup languages, version control, and much more; · the principles of indexing and how to prepare an index in LaTeX; · reviewing a paper, book proposal, or book; · writing a book, including advice on choosing a publisher and LaTeX tips particular to books; and · writing a blog post.

Image Vol 2 11

Author: Various
Publisher: Image Comics
Size: 17.99 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The latest issue of IMAGE+ overflows with exclusive interviews, art features, and comics, offering a tsunami of sequential art in 80 pages. Discover how ROB GUILLORY illustrates a horrific harvest in FARMHAND, and how MIRKA ANDOLFO brought her provocative, anthropomorphic romance, UNNATURAL, from Italy to the United States. IMAGE+ provides direct access to the most groundbreaking creators and how they're changing the face of comics, from step-by-step illustration breakdowns to in-depth features. This issue also brings SCOTT SNYDER and JOCKÕs WYTCHES: BAD EGG one chapter closer to its gut-wrenching finale, as two adolescent boys fall deeper into a nightmare filled with family secrets, betrayal, and sinister monsters. IMAGE+ is free with any purchase of DiamondÕs Previews.

The Subtle Art Of Being Understood

Author: Markus Öbrink
Publisher: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci
ISBN: 8024455668
Size: 67.69 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Writing clearly is not easy, especially not in a foreign tongue. The aim of this self-study book is to help students of English as a second language at university level how to write in a clear and effective way. Step by step it explains why we often fail and what we can do about it. The book provides a mass of hands-on advice and useful examples to show how to compose texts that will deliver. Since it is mainly is aimed at students, many of the examples come from the academic world. But the ideas presented can just as well be used in any other situation, and there is a number of examples of other genres in the book. The hope is that it will help you to improve your writing skills and become more successful.


Author: Marc J. Dollinger
Size: 11.78 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 1921
Based on the premise that entrepreneurship can be studied systematically, this book provides a single, practical volume that presents the theory and practice of entrepreneurship and starting new businesses. Providing practical applications of new venture techniques, this bookOs resource-based point of view yields practical, hands-on information such as acquiring and using resources and assets for a competitive advantage. Focusing on the business plan, the book demonstrates how to put together a document for guidance and financing. It also illustrates problems and opportunities faced by entrepreneurs as well as important day-to-day issues. An essential resource for every professional and business owner as well as for everyone seeking to start a new business venture."

Creating Literacy Instruction For All Students In Grades 4 To 8

Author: Thomas G. Gunning
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205356843
Size: 37.83 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Gunning presents the major approaches and techniques that research and practice have indicated are the most effective in literacy instruction, and the theories behind the methods.

Success Plan And Positioning Strategy 7 0

Author: Vicente Njoku
Publisher: Outskirts Press
ISBN: 1478759984
Size: 19.81 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 6887
The Success Plan and Positioning Strategy 7.0 emphasizes research and strategizing to improve personal and business performance, personal and group development, and strategies to maximize potential by bridging the distance between a plan and a successful outcome. This book is a valuable resource for anyone striving to reach their goals! With an easy-to-follow blueprint for developing a success plan and positioning strategy, Njoku’s book offers fundamental elements that are essential to closing the gap between ideas and desired results, highlighting the following keys to success: - Acknowledge change and work on improving areas that will help the reader achieve their goals. Create chances for success by setting realistic goals. - Focus on primary objectives and avoid unwarranted distractions that may derail the reader from reaching the finish line. Think about every option and the possibilities of bringing a vision to reality. - Believe a goal is attainable if the necessary steps are taken to reach it. - Develop steps that will help the reader achieve primary objectives. Use the concept to develop a roadmap to take a plan from inception to completion. - Manage time efficiently by acting on plans and focusing on priorities. - Measure achievements, and keep or re-evaluate the plan as necessary to achieve or maintain desired results. - Explore the journey through life with passion, tenacity and a success strategy designed specifically for the reader.