Moving to the Write:
Writing Books in Our Library
These books are
located across
from the
circulation desk
Spunk & Bite: A Writers Guide to
Bold, Contemporary Style
Today's writer needs more than just a solid knowledge of usage a...
learn how to show & when to tell for powerful
& balanced writing
Showing and Telling
Woe is I
Offers down-to-earth explanations and plain-English solutions to the language
mysteries that bedevil all of us; u...
Usage & Abusage
An updated edition of a useful, entertaining guide to picking
the right words (and avoiding the wrong ones...
A collection of essays
in which the author
explores methods of
writing based on her
experience in Zen
meditation, and
incl...
Lynne Truss, a self-
proclaimed stickler,
presents a humorous look
at the history of
punctuation, discussing
the use and m...
The creator of Grammar
Girl podcast presents her
guide to a better
understanding of English
grammar, and features
solution...
A step-by-step guide on
how to write and how to
manage the writer's life.
Tells how to get started
and move beyond first
d...
A guide for beginning
writers. Provides
beginning writers with
advice, rules, and tips for
improving their writing
skills....
MLA Handbook
This book explains in step-by-step description of how to properly write a
research paper. It is commonly used...
Weird & Wonderful Words
Impress your friends and pepper your dinner party conversations with such nuggets as
gobemouche, m...
Cite It Right
By simplifying the complex citation process, this detailed guide enables writers to
confidently investigate ...
On Writing the College
Application Essay
A newly revised edition of a perennial favorite, On Writing the
College Applicati...
Painless Study Techniques
Most kids hate to study, and homework is always a chore--but this book
teaches kids how to trans...
Publication Manual
Although it is specifically designed to help writers in the behavioral sciences
and social sciences, an...
Student Writing Handbook
From essays to feature articles, from book reports to scripts,
you'll get coverage of all thirty-...
Writer’s Guide to Style &
Usage
The only up-to-date guide that addresses everyone who writes, from books and magazine feat...
Write Right!
It covers the essentials of good writing in a concise and easy-to-follow format.
And with clever drawings and...
Writer’s Market
Easy-to-reference symbols and indexes readers zero in on the most promising
markets for their work. They'l...
Writers Handbook
Wise and witty book, packed with useful information.
Business Writing Handbook
Learn how to write clearly and creatively the first time - and
every time
* Establish good writi...
Word Smart
• Improving your vocabulary is important, but where do you
start? The English language has hundreds of thousand...
English Usage Dictionary
Objective and comprehensive, Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of
English Usage is a readable and ente...
100 Ways to Write Badly Well
100 Ways to Write Badly Well is an adventure in drivel. It will teach you how to botch a plot...
Strunk and White
The offical grammar bible!
How to Write your College
Essay Application
Provides instructions on writing an admissions
essay, from selecting a topic t...
Passing the Writing Graduation
Test in Georgia
A self-help book that explains theories and ways to
prepare and make sure s...
Essays That Will Get You Into
College
The 50 model essays presented in this book were written by successful Ivy League
col...
We have several more
Writing books not featured
in this presentation. They
are located across from the
circulation desk. C...
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  1. 1. Moving to the Write: Writing Books in Our Library These books are located across from the circulation desk
  2. 2. Spunk & Bite: A Writers Guide to Bold, Contemporary Style Today's writer needs more than just a solid knowledge of usage and composition to write successfully. Bestselling author Arthur Plotnik reveals the secrets to attention-grabbing, unforgettable writing, in this trade paperback edition.
  3. 3. learn how to show & when to tell for powerful & balanced writing Showing and Telling
  4. 4. Woe is I Offers down-to-earth explanations and plain-English solutions to the language mysteries that bedevil all of us; unties the knottiest grammar tangles and displays the same lively humor that has charmed and enlightened grateful readers for years. With new chapters on spelling and punctuation, and fresh insights into the rights, wrongs, and maybes of English grammar and usage
  5. 5. Usage & Abusage An updated edition of a useful, entertaining guide to picking the right words (and avoiding the wrong ones), for writing.
  6. 6. A collection of essays in which the author explores methods of writing based on her experience in Zen meditation, and includes an interview with the author. Writing Down the Bones
  7. 7. Lynne Truss, a self- proclaimed stickler, presents a humorous look at the history of punctuation, discussing the use and misuse of commas, apostrophes, semi-colons, and other punctuation marks. Eats Shoots and Leaves
  8. 8. The creator of Grammar Girl podcast presents her guide to a better understanding of English grammar, and features solutions to common and more curious questions, such as comma splices and misplaced modifiers, and discusses other related topics. Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips
  9. 9. A step-by-step guide on how to write and how to manage the writer's life. Tells how to get started and move beyond first drafts, and discusses writer's block, writing groups, and publication. Bird by Bird
  10. 10. A guide for beginning writers. Provides beginning writers with advice, rules, and tips for improving their writing skills. The Pen Commandments
  11. 11. MLA Handbook This book explains in step-by-step description of how to properly write a research paper. It is commonly used in schools, colleges and universities.
  12. 12. Weird & Wonderful Words Impress your friends and pepper your dinner party conversations with such nuggets as gobemouche, mumpsimus, and cachinnate. Tie your tongue in knots trying to say such sesquipedalian words as floccinaucinihilipilification or pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. You can learn about all of these bizarre and beautiful words and many more in Weird and Wonderful Words.
  13. 13. Cite It Right By simplifying the complex citation process, this detailed guide enables writers to confidently investigate a topic and accurately quote the resulting research in a variety of documents without having to consult four separate style tomes. From gathering credible sources and developing strong topics to writing thesis statements and ensuing revisions, each step of the research paper writing process is discussed, with particular emphasis placed on supporting academic integrity and eliminating plagiarism. A straightforward compilation of the four major writing-style manuals—American Psychological Association (APA), Chicago Manual of Style (CMS), Council of Science Editors (CSE), and the Modern Language Association (MLA).
  14. 14. On Writing the College Application Essay A newly revised edition of a perennial favorite, On Writing the College Application Essay by Harry Bauld—formerly an admissions officer at Brown University and assistant director of admissions at Columbia University—is an insider’s guide to writing a college application essay that will stand out from the pack.
  15. 15. Painless Study Techniques Most kids hate to study, and homework is always a chore--but this book teaches kids how to transform drudgery into interesting and productive projects. The author offers suggestions for group learning and study projects, creating a stimulating study environment, and knowing the different ways to read different kinds of books, from math to literature. He also advises on organizing ideas for writing assignments, and seeking extra help for especially difficult subjects.
  16. 16. Publication Manual Although it is specifically designed to help writers in the behavioral sciences and social sciences, anyone who writes non-fiction prose can benefit from its guidance, When you need advice on how to present information, including text, data, and graphics, for publication in any type of format--such as college and university papers, professional journals, presentations for colleagues, and online publication--you will find the advice you're looking for in the "Publication Manual."
  17. 17. Student Writing Handbook From essays to feature articles, from book reports to scripts, you'll get coverage of all thirty-seven types of student writing, good writing principles, subject-specific writing samples, and important considerations for writing and the Internet.
  18. 18. Writer’s Guide to Style & Usage The only up-to-date guide that addresses everyone who writes, from books and magazine features to newsletters, business reports, technical papers and brochures -- with information on how to use computers in every stage of publication.
  19. 19. Write Right! It covers the essentials of good writing in a concise and easy-to-follow format. And with clever drawings and amusing quotations to illustrate its points, WRITE RIGHT! shows that language can be fun as well as an effective communication tool
  20. 20. Writer’s Market Easy-to-reference symbols and indexes readers zero in on the most promising markets for their work. They'll find phone numbers, contact names, pay rates, e-mail addresses, guidelines and submission tips for over 4000 leads – crucial.
  21. 21. Writers Handbook Wise and witty book, packed with useful information.
  22. 22. Business Writing Handbook Learn how to write clearly and creatively the first time - and every time * Establish good writing habits and get the reader's attention * Enhance your confidence and effectiveness as a communicator
  23. 23. Word Smart • Improving your vocabulary is important, but where do you start? The English language has hundreds of thousands of words. To find out which words you absolutely need to know.
  24. 24. English Usage Dictionary Objective and comprehensive, Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage is a readable and entertaining guide to the complext history of some of the thorniest usage issues in the English language. The scholarship and authority of this indispensale work have earned it universal critical acclaim
  25. 25. 100 Ways to Write Badly Well 100 Ways to Write Badly Well is an adventure in drivel. It will teach you how to botch a plot, how to create characters that no one in their right mind would identify with and how to reduce the beauty of the English language to an incoherent mush. Using one hundred practical examples, each awful in its own unique way, blogger and creative writing tutor Joel Stickley will lead you methodically up the creek and carefully remove your paddle before running off and leaving you stranded. The route is lined with mixed metaphors, terrible plot twists, piles of adjectives and characters staring at themselves in mirrors for no apparent reason.
  26. 26. Strunk and White The offical grammar bible!
  27. 27. How to Write your College Essay Application Provides instructions on writing an admissions essay, from selecting a topic to proofreading the final draft.
  28. 28. Passing the Writing Graduation Test in Georgia A self-help book that explains theories and ways to prepare and make sure students pass the high school graduation test.
  29. 29. Essays That Will Get You Into College The 50 model essays presented in this book were written by successful Ivy League college applicants. Each essay is followed by critical comments that reveal both strong and weak points in its author's style and content. Also presented is detailed essay- writing advice and instruction.
  30. 30. We have several more Writing books not featured in this presentation. They are located across from the circulation desk. Come check them out!

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