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- 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 "première"? 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95
Since its first publication, this essential guide to book commissioning has established itself as the one and only 'must-read' for any successful editor, and the core training text used both within publishing houses and on publishing courses worldwide. In this new edition, Davies concentrates on the essential skills of commissioning, as well as other... more...