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Revising with Style

High School

by McGraw-Hill

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Published by McGraw-Hill/Glencoe .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • English language,
  • General,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • American English

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9263727M
    ISBN 100078246997
    ISBN 109780078246999
    OCLC/WorldCa465439958

    Have I written in the form and style appropriate for this genre of writing? For example, does my book review look and read like a book review? Have I included sufficient examples and supporting details? Revising: Reading as a Writer. From the perspective of a skilled writer, consider the following. Writing Advice Home > Revising Revising. Revising.

    Edit the shipping details. However, buyers who made a purchase prior to any shipping detail changes are charged the original shipping cost during checkout. Add or remove variations to the listing (if it is a multi-variation listing). Edit variations on the listing (if it is a multi .   As a longtime nonfiction book and magazine editor, I’ve given notes on revising numerous manuscripts and articles—and as a writer, I’ve also been on the receiving end of that sort of feedback. From both sides, I’ve seen that when it comes to nonfiction, there are five key questions editors ask themselves when reviewing a manuscript or.

    By revising long sentences you can often increase the overall clarity of your document. To do this, let’s start off with one strategy that will produce immediate results. In their best-selling book The Elements of Style, William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White emphasize clarity as a central goal. However, the following is one of their rules.   Paul Martin has collected the stories of 30 Americans left out of the history textbooks in his new book, "Secret Heroes.".


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Revising with Style by McGraw-Hill Download PDF EPUB FB2

Revising Prose is a handbook-cum-manifesto for clear yet carefully constructed prose, in opposition to 'Office Style' bureaucrat speak that has invaded academia.

While Derrida and a handful of others have made a poetic virtue of a certain disorderly approach to prose, most such authors (including Derrida's imitators) are disastrous prose thinkers.4/5.

As a book on style or revising prose, it gets 3 stars, but I give 2 because it's so outrageously expensive. Read more. 37 people found this helpful.

Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Singh. out of 5 stars A Fast Method for Revising Good Writing into Great by: Reference List: Books. Note: This page reflects the latest version of the APA Publication Manual (i.e., APA 7), which released in October The equivalent resource for the older APA 6 style can be found here.

Please note: the following contains a list of the most commonly cited print book sources. For a complete list of how to cite print sources, please refer to the 7 th edition of the APA. Revising involves taking that marked-up copy and beginning to polish it.

Consider each revision and comment to maximize your novel's chance of success in the eyes of a publisher and to take your writing to the next level. Though revising is one of the longer stages of. Reviewed by Dr C J Singh (Berkeley, California) * * * Years ago, I attended a weekend workshop for instructors of college composition that was led by Professor Richard Lanham, author of Revising Prose, visiting from UCLA, and Professor Joseph Williams, author of Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace, visiting from the University of presented witty and lucid summaries of their /5.

Revising your novel is a lot more involved than editing, and usually happens before the final edit. This is a process you as the writer will actually do most of yourself.

However, it can be very beneficial to have a writers group or other trusted person help you identify any weak points in your manuscript. During the revision process, it is. Writers may tend to be more linear or more recursive. A linear writer may have clearly defined steps in the writing process.

This type of writer might begin with brainstorming, then produce an outline, then write the draft, then revise the draft, and then proofread the draft. A recursive writer often has a less clearly defined approach.

The Author: Paul Lai. Editors’ Post-NaNo Tips for Revising Your Novel by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas explains the differences between revising and editing, and how revision can be influenced by the prewriting and planning style used by the writer. Best Books on Revising & Editing Your Book The most helpful books on revision and self-editing of fiction & nonfiction books Style That Sizzles & Pacing for Power: An Editor's Guide to Writing Compelling Fiction by.

Jodie Renner (Goodreads Author) avg rating — ratings. He was a National Endowment for the Humanities senior fellow in Lanham is the author of numerous books on writing, including Style: An Anti-textbook, The Motives of Eloquence: Literary Rhetoric in the Renaissance, Revising Prose, Revising Business Prose, Analyzing Prose, and Literacy and the Survival of Humanism.5/5(2).

Revising may involve adding, removing, or editing content in a piece. Revision is closely related to editing. Many writers may go through multiple rounds of revisions before reaching a final draft.

In their book, The Elements of Style, William Strunk. - Explore fglindstrom's board "Editing, Revising, Style, Voice" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Learn english, Teaching english and English grammar pins.

Revising: Style. As you work toward a final version of your draft, your attention should turn to stylistic issues. One of the important chapters of the book that I find interesting is the one about the language of chimpanzees. (20 words, 4 prepositional phrases). Revising and editing are the two tasks you undertake to significantly improve your essay.

Both are very important elements of the writing process. You may think that a completed first draft means little improvement is needed. However, even experienced writers need to improve their drafts and rely on peers during revising and editing.

In their book, Destination Dissertation: A Traveler’s Guide to a Done Dissertation, Sonja Foss and William Waters offer a multi-step approach to revising an article or chapter. I present a slightly modified version of it below, that explains, in ten steps, how to revise an article or chapter.

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Suggestions for revising style and cadence within a children's book. Ask Question When I submitted a manuscript for a children's book to a publisher, they expressed an interest but wanted me to improve the style and cadence: The syntax and cadence would possibly work well in an oral retelling of the story, but on paper, they seem to be.

Exceptional value and a low price—and a significant discount when packaged with most Bedford/St. Martin's titles—Writing and Revising is an ideal text for value-minded instructors and students. The process-oriented coverage of critical thinking, reading, writing, and researching accommodates a variety of different teaching needs.

Revise definition, to amend or alter: to revise one's opinion. See more. Author Last Name, First M. "Chapter or Essay Title." In Book Title, edited by First M. Last Name, page range. Place of Publication: Publisher, date.

Example Chapter of a Book. Footnote/Endnote. Eric Charry, "Music and Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa," in The History of Islam in Africa, eds. Nehwmia Levtzion and Randall L. Pouwels (Athens, OH: Ohio.

Style Tips: Revising to Enhance Readability Anything that you write is designed to be read. That is its first and foremost purpose. Thus, increasing readability means increasing the functionality of your document in terms of both content and document design—making it “user friendly.”.This book is designed to help you do just that—in 20 short lessons in just 20 minutes a day.

This book stands alone as a teaching can pick it up and learn a new skill at any point during the writing r you are prewriting, drafting, editing, revising, or working on a final copy, thisFile Size: KB.A book is a work that is published once, not as part of a regular series.

Books can be revised and republished: each revision is considered a new edition of the same book. A book, as we are defining it here, is distinguished from an edited book in that the entire text of the work is written by the same author, group of authors, or institution.