How to Write It Third Edition

Author: Sandra E. Lamb
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 9781607740483
Release Date: 2011-08-30
Genre: Reference

Write personal and professional communications with clarity, confidence, and style. How to Write It is the essential resource for eloquent personal and professional self-expression. Award-winning journalist Sandra E. Lamb transforms even reluctant scribblers into articulate wordsmiths by providing compelling examples of nearly every type and form of written communication. Completely updated and expanded, the new third edition offers hundreds of handy word, phrase, and sentence lists, precisely crafted sample paragraphs, and professionally designed document layouts. How to Write It is a must-own for students, teachers, authors, journalists, bloggers, managers, and anyone who doesn’t have time to wade through a massive style guide but needs a friendly desk reference. From the Trade Paperback edition.

How to Write It Third Edition

Author: Sandra E. Lamb
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607740486
Release Date: 2011-08-30
Genre: Reference

Write personal and professional communications with clarity, confidence, and style. How to Write It is the essential resource for eloquent personal and professional self-expression. Award-winning journalist Sandra E. Lamb transforms even reluctant scribblers into articulate wordsmiths by providing compelling examples of nearly every type and form of written communication. Completely updated and expanded, the new third edition offers hundreds of handy word, phrase, and sentence lists, precisely crafted sample paragraphs, and professionally designed document layouts. How to Write It is a must-own for students, teachers, authors, journalists, bloggers, managers, and anyone who doesn’t have time to wade through a massive style guide but needs a friendly desk reference. From the Trade Paperback edition.

How to Write It

Author: Sandra E. Lamb
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 0307791297
Release Date:
Genre: Reference

Even the simplest notes can trigger procrastination, deliberation, and frustration in all of us. Thankfully, writing expert Sandra Lamb is here to provide tips for writing virtually all communications: emails, resumes, thank-you notes, collection letters, grant proposals, letters of complaint, press releases, and much more. An improved and expanded edition of the essential reference on restoring personality, civility, and grace back to business and personal communications. Geared toward today's edgier and more competitive business landscape. Includes twice as many models as the previous edition and new chapters on applying for jobs via email, writing business plans, creating book proposals, and drafting letters of apology and condolence. Previous edition sold 60,000 copies. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Writing Well for Business Success

Author: Sandra E. Lamb
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781466890411
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Genre: Business & Economics

So much of success in business depends on writing well. From résumés to reports, proposals to presentations,Writing Well for Business Success will help you communicate your ideas clearly, quickly and effectively. It will help you: -Distill your message into a well-targeted statement -Ace the elements of style -Write what you want to say in emails, business plans and more -Master the tricks of editing yourself Presented in author Sandra Lambs lighthearted and easy accessible style, this little book is an essential desk reference guide for the modern working world.

How to Write Anything

Author: Laura Brown
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 0393355187
Release Date: 2017-12-05
Genre:

With more than two hundred how-to entries and easy-to-use models organized into three comprehensive sections on work, school, and personal life, How to Write Anything covers a wide range of topics that make it an essential guide for the whole family. You want your boss to fund a special project. How can you write a persuasive email that will win his approval? It's time to apply to college. How can you write an essay that will stand out? The mother of one of your co-workers has died. What's the best way to express your condolences?Grounded in a common-sense approach, friendly and supportive, How to Write Anything is Internet-savvy, with advice throughout about choosing the most appropriate medium for your message: e-mail or pen and paper. At once a how-to, a reference book, and a pioneering guide for writing in a changing world, this may be the only writing resource you'll ever need.

The Only Grant Writing Book You ll Ever Need

Author: Ellen Karsh
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780465058921
Release Date: 2014-04-08
Genre: Business & Economics

"This book provides a comprehensive, step-by-step guide for grant writers, demystifying the process while offering indispensable advice from funders and grant recipients. This new, 4th edition offers a comprehensive look at the entire grants process as it stands in today's unsettled economy, plus the latest trends. "--

Personal Notes

Author: Sandra E. Lamb
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781429976541
Release Date: 2007-04-01
Genre: Reference

Do you dread writing notes to say "Thank you," "I'm sorry," or "Congratulations"? When's the last time you sent a handwritten letter to a faraway friend, just to catch up? What should you write to a grieving friend or colleague? How do you let friends know you're getting a divorce? As our lives get busier and faster-paced, the old-fashioned art of personal correspondence is becoming sadly lost. In this upbeat, wise, and witty guide, journalist and lifestyle expert Sandra Lamb offers a wealth of advice, inspiration, and examples for anyone who wants to add flair, voice, and plain old fun to their letters and notes---as well as anyone who wants to know the etiquette of when and what to write. Using colorful examples and practical advice, the book covers thank yous, congratulations, engagements and weddings, birthdays and anniversaries, births and adoptions, appreciation, love notes, illness and accidents, divorce, condolence, regrets, apologies, and forgiveness. This delightful, indispensable guide helps us rediscover the joy of connecting with others through the simple act of putting pen to paper.

The Only Grammar Book You ll Ever Need

Author: Susan Thurman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440519260
Release Date: 2003-05-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need is the ideal resource for everyone who wants to produce writing that is clear, concise, and grammatically excellent. Whether you're creating perfect professional documents, spectacular school papers, or effective personal letters, you'll find this handbook indispensable. From word choice to punctuation to organization, English teacher Susan Thurman guides you through getting your thoughts on paper with polish. Using dozens of examples, The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need provides guidelines for: Understanding the parts of speech and elements of a sentence Avoiding the most common grammar and punctuation mistakes Using correct punctuating in every sentence Writing clearly and directly Approaching writing projects, whether big or small Easy to follow and authoritative, The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need provides all the necessary tools to make you successful with every type of written expression.

Writing Effective Letters and Memos

Author: Arthur H. Bell
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0812098242
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Discusses voice, layout, clarity, expressing ideas, preparing reports and proposals, revision, and handling specific situations, and provides examples

The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing

Author: Writer's Digest Editors
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781440348396
Release Date: 2017-01-13
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Get advice from the best in the business on every stage of the novel-writing and publishing process! In The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing, 3rd Edition, you'll learn from established writers about how to make your novel a reality. Discover techniques and strategies for generating ideas, connecting with readers emotionally, and finding inspiration you need to finish your work. This fully revised edition includes an updated marketing section for navigating the unique challenges and possibilities of the evolving literary marketplace. Inside you'll find new essays from dozens of best-selling authors and publishing professionals detailing how to: Master the elements of fiction, from plot and character to dialogue and point of view Develop a unique voice and sensibility in your writing Manage the practical aspects of writing, from overcoming writer's block to revising your work Determine the key elements for success in every genre Find an agent, market your work, and get published--or self-publish--successfully You'll also find interviews with some of the world's finest and most popular writers, including David Baldacci, Lee Child, Robert Crais, Khaled Hosseini, Hugh Howey, Stephen King, Dennis Lehane, George R.R. Martin, Jojo Moyes, Anne Rice, Jane Smiley, and Garth Stein. Their insights on the craft and business of fiction will provide you with invaluable mentorship as you embark on your writing journey. The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing is your go-to guide for every aspect of creating a bestseller.

How to Write Fast Under Pressure

Author: Philip Vassallo
Publisher: Amacom Books
ISBN: 9780814414859
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Business & Economics

"The book's approach is based on the mnemonic DASH-the four critical components most needed for writers working under pressure - direction, acceleration, strength, and health."--BOOK JACKET.

Communicating Professionally Third Edition

Author: Catherine Sheldrick Ross
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9781555709082
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

An updated and expanded version of the training guide Booklist called "one of the most valuable professional publications to come off the presses in a long time," the new third edition of Communicating Professionally is completely revised with new sections outlining the opportunities offered by contemporary communication media. With more resource information on cross-cultural communication, including new applications of communication principles and the latest research-based material on communication in general, this comprehensive manual covers Fundamental skills such as listening, speaking, and writing Reading others’ nonverbal behavior How to integrate skills, with tips for practicing Sense-making, a theory of information as communication Common interactions like speaking one-on-one, working in groups, and giving presentations Training others in communication skills, including a special section on technology-based training

6 1 Traits of Writing

Author: Ruth Culham
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0439280389
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Education

Describes the traits of good writing in any genre and includes information on assessing student writing skills, lesson planning, and activities.

Business Grammar Style Usage

Author: Alicia Abell
Publisher: Aspatore Books
ISBN: 158762026X
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Focusing on the art of business writing and speaking--based on how executives actually write and speak--this text's topics include misused punctuation and spelling, misused terms, and the top ten rules for writing and speaking articulately.

The Executive Guide to E mail Correspondence

Author: Dawn-Michelle Baude
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
ISBN: 9781601638632
Release Date: 2006-11-15
Genre: Business & Economics

Sit down at the keyboard and cinch that deal! Press the send button and get the account! Writing skills are more important than ever in determining business success. They can make the difference between climbing the corporate ladder and getting stuck on a low rung. An e-mail that's clear, concise, and targeted will get more than just a response--it will get results...including your boss's attention! No matter what the business or sector, top communication skills are in major demand. Why? Because businesses are bogged down with e-mails that are too long, wordy, and unclear. Instead of wasting time rewriting, clarifying, and still miscommunicating, write it once, write it right, and get the job done the first time.The Executive Guide to E-mail Correspondence will show you how to rapidly transform basic writing skills into global communications expertise. Geared to the computer-toting professional with little patience for instructions and explanations, The Executive Guide to E-mail Correspondence fills the gap between academic training and real-world writing by providing you with a range of E-mail templates that you can instantly adapt to your business needs. Written in a fresh and lively, here's-how style, The Executive Guide to E-mail Correspondence:-Demonstrates the hallmarks of effective business E-mails. -Features ready-to-use organizational plans. -Presents quick and easy editing techniques. -Furnishes before-and-after editing models. -Focuses on the do's and don'ts of proficient E-mails. -Supplies practical writing tips and tricks.The Executive Guide to E-mail Correspondence is a must-have book for anyone who wants to fast-forward his or her career in any business or industry. Dawn-Michelle Baude is an international corporate speaker specializing in global communications. She has lectured throughout Europe and Asia to businesses and alumni groups alike. An accomplished professional, she has written copy for Gucci perfumes and feature articles for Reader's Digest and Vogue. She also co-authored a self-help best-seller, Savoir Dire Non (Flammarion 2006). In 2000, she began working as a writing consultant for IBM Corp. She holds an M.A., an M.F.A., a D.E.A. and a Ph.D. in English. A 2005-06 Senior Fulbright Scholar in Creative Writing, she teaches at the American University of Paris.