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- Little, Brown and Company 2013; US$ 9.99
America's most influential writing teacher offers an engaging and practical guide to effective short-form writing. In HOW TO WRITE SHORT, Roy Peter Clark turns his attention to the art of painting a thousand pictures with just a few words. Short forms of writing have always existed-from ship logs and telegrams to prayers and haikus. But in this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
Writing for Visual Media looks at the fundamental problems a writer faces in learning to create content for media that is to be seen rather than read. It takes you from basic concepts to practice through a seven-step method that helps you identify a communications problem, think it through, and find a resolution before beginning to write. Through... more...
- Utah State University Press 2007; US$ 23.95
As new media mature, the changes they bring to writing in college are many and suggest implications not only for the tools of writing, but also for the contexts, personae, and conventions of writing. An especially visible change has been the increase of visual elements-from typographic flexibility to the easy use and manipulation of color and images.... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 13.56
How do you spell "Mendelssohn"? Where do you place the hyphen in "Beethoven" if it breaks between two lines? Is it "premiere" or "premiŤre"? The answers and much more can be found in this completely revised and updated resource for authors, students, editors, concert producers?anyone who deals with classical music in print. This essential volume covers... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 16.99
The third edition of Watch Your Words ?updated according to changes in AP style?is a handbook for quick classroom and newsroom use that is consistent with The Associated Press Stylebook and establishes a baseline for language-skills knowledge in the areas of punctuation, grammar, usage, and AP style. more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 60.00
This is a book about the art of writing for newspapers and magazine, but doesn't look at punctuation, spelling, and the stylistic conventions of ?everyday? journalism. Instead, Good Writing For Journalists presents extended examples of writing which are powerful, memorable, colorful, or funny. Each piece is contextualized and analyzed encouraging... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
Americans are bombarded daily with mixed messages, half-truths, misleading statements, and out-and-out fabrications masquerading as facts. The news media?once the vaunted watchdogs of our republic?are often too timid or distracted to identify these deceptions. unSpun is the secret decoder ring for the twenty-first-century world of disinformation.... more...
- Pocket Books 2001; US$ 24.99
Are you guilty of e-mail "trigger finger"? Do you constantly "cc" people you never even see? What are today's rules for conducting business over the Internet? Now, The Elements of Style meets "the Miss Manners of memos" in the ultimate writing guide for the digital age. In an era when written communication in the workplace is more crucial than... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2003; US$ 23.99
There is no wittier, more amiable or more astute word maven than Pulitzer Prize≠winning columnist William Safire. For many people, the first item on the agenda for Sunday morning is to sit down and read Safire's "On Language" column in The New York Times Magazine, then to compose a "Gotcha" letter to the Times. Each of his books on language is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95
Investigating how changes to the world's media have affected, and been affected by, language this book explores a wide range of topics looking at the important and wide-ranging implications of these changes on the world - and our world-view. more...