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    • Publication date:25 Nov 2011
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The Writer's Guide to Good Style

A 21st Century guide to improving your punctuation, pace, grammar and style

By Katherine Lapworth

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YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO WRITING WITH GOOD STYLE.

Whether you are writing for personal or professional reasons, this book contains not only the eternal rules of fluent style, but also the latest rules for writing in the internet age.

LEARN HOW TO LIFT YOUR CREATIVE WRITING BY EMPLOYING A GOOD WRITING STYLE.

Do you want to write more effectively, correctly and in a manner which is appropriate for this brave new world of text speak and blogging?

Whether you are a professional writer, or writing for your profession, a journalist, non-fiction writer, or simply a would-be blogger, you will find essential guidance and the latest style rules in this book.

It contains firstly a detailed breakdown of both the rules of grammar, punctuation and spelling and, secondly, a guide to making your work readable, structured and well-paced.

Unlike any other style guide, it also sets out the new and evolving rules for 21st century writing such as blogging, chatrooms, and even PowerPoint presentations.

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The Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their story. Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community at tyjustwrite, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.

Biographical Notes

Katherine Lapworth worked at the BBC for six years as a Producer and Director in both radio and television before launching her own copywriting business. She is also a founder member of Maverick Media the sister company to Maverick Television, established to exploit all the print and video opportunities arising from Maverick's broadcast work.

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  • ISBN: 9781473688490
  • Publication date: 23 Jan 2019
  • Page count: 240
  • Imprint: Teach Yourself
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