The Essential Guide to Spelling, Style, Usage, Grammar, and PunctuationeBook - 2010
How does good writing stand out? If its purpose is to convey facts, findings, or instructions, it need be read only once for its content to be clear. If its purpose is to entertain or to provoke thought, it makes readers want to come back for more. Revised and updated, this guide covers four essential aspects of good writing:Individual words - spelling variations, hyphenation, frequently confused homonyms, frequently misused words and phrases, irregular plurals and negatives, and uses of capitalization and type style to add special meaningsPunctuation - the role of each mark in achieving clarit.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, ©2010
Edition: 2nd ed., rev. & updated
Characteristics: 1 online resource (342 pages)