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Most popular Writing & editing guides books

The most popular Writing & editing guides books currently available. Updated weekly.
Plan Your Essay
A Super Quick guide to planning an academic essay, from setting your structure and developing an argument to staying on topic.
Artist's Way: A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self
The international bestseller which has helped millions recover their creativity reissued in a beautiful new edition.
Copyeditor's Workbook: Exercises and Tips for Honing Your Editorial Judgment
How to Write Effective Business English: Your Guide to Excellent Professional Communication
Express yourself clearly and confidently at work with this practical guide to written business English and global business English, for native and non-native speakers alike.
Elements of Style
Writing Theology Well 2nd Edition: A Rhetoric for Theological and Biblical Writers
A working guide for students conducting theological writing and research on theology and biblical studies courses, this book integrates the disciplines of writing, rhetoric, and theology, to provide a standard text for the teaching and mentoring of writing across the theological curriculum.As a theological rhetoric, it also encourages excellence in theological writing in the public domain by helping to equip students for their wider vocations as writers, preachers, and communicators in a variety of ministerial and professional contexts. This 2nd Edition includes new chapters on 'Writing Theology in a New Language', which explores the linguistic and cultural challenges of writing theology well in a non-native language, and 'Writing and Learning Theology in an Electronic Age', addressed to distance learning students learning to write theology well from online courses, and dealing with the technologies necessary to do so.
Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates
Become skilled and confident at critical reading and writing, developing a more thorough critical approach to improve your research and writing.
Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications
500 Words You Should Know
500 Words You Should Know will inspire the reader to use uncommon words in their correct context, utilize the English language to its full potential, and test themselves on the words they think they already know.
Technical Communication
Writing for Business: Professionalism, Integrity & Power
Improve your business writing and write with confidence at work with this useful, compact book. Part of the Business Communication Pocket Guides series.
Writers Rules
Writing a novel can be a slow, painful and lonely process. Many writers never manage to achieve their goal. This book helps you to rediscover the joy of your craft and rekindle your creative fire. It offers you support, guidance and encouragement as well as insight into the craft of writing.
Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing
Focusing on writing for publication, The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing discusses the components of a manuscript, types of manuscripts, and the submission process. It shows how to craft scholarly papers and other writing suitable for submission to academic journals.
Slay Those Dragons: A Journal for Writing Your Own Story
from amanda lovelace, celebrated poet and author of the women are some kind of magic series, comes slay those dragons - a powerful self-care journal, a place to begin writing your own story.
Smashing Grammar: A guide to improving your writing skills and avoiding common mistakes
A comprehensive guide to sharpening your grammar.
Cite Them Right: The Essential Referencing Guide
This is the leading guide to referencing and avoiding plagiarism, covering everything from understanding plagiarism and identifying sources to setting out quotations and creating a reference list.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
A style manual for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences. It offers guidance on various aspects of writing process, from the ethics of authorship to the word choice that best reduces bias in language.
Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications
Suitable for newcomers to publishing and for experienced editors who want to fine-tune their skills or broaden their understanding of the craft, this book is useful for self-instruction or as a textbook in copyediting classes. It features exercises that are accompanied by answer keys and detailed line-by-line explanations.
Journal Writer's Companion: Achieve Your Goals * Express Your Creativity * Realize Your Potential
The Journal Writer's Companion explores the many methods of journaling, providing a clear, practical guide to creating a personalized journaling approach that will help you succeed both personally and professionally.
Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks, Second Edition: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success
50 Ways to Excel at Writing
This highly practical book will inspire and motivate students to shape new habits and develop a winning approach to writing.
Write & Wrong
Writers' & Artists' Guide to Getting Published: Essential advice for aspiring authors
Grammar Geek
Get your geek on.
Writing Skills for Nursing and Midwifery Students
- Written by an experienced teacher of writing. - Tailored specifically to all the writing needs of nursing, midwifery and healthcare students at pre- and post-qualifying level. - Step-by-step guidance and strategies, backed up by real-life examples which illustrate key writing features and common pitfalls.
Science Research Writing For Non-native Speakers Of English
Designed to enable non-native English speakers to write science research for publication in English, this book is intended as a do-it-yourself guide for those whose English language proficiency is above intermediate. It guides them through the process of writing science research and also helps with writing a Master's or Doctoral thesis in English.
Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2019
Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
What is the secret of good prose? Does writing well even matter in an age of instant communication? Should we care? This book tells about the modern art of writing, and shows us why we all need a sense of style.
Reflective Practice: Writing and Professional Development
This bestselling book explains how expressive and explorative writing can develop reflective practice and invite critical examination of practice, values, roles, and responsibilities.
Student Phrase Book: Vocabulary for Writing at University
Chapters present the words in full sentences, enabling users to see exactly how they are used, and also include additional information on context, connotation and collocations. This is an ideal reference guide for students of all disciplines and levels who are required to complete written assignments as part of their course.
Where's Your Argument?
This concise guide shows you how to develop convincing academic arguments and create an effective personal style for presenting them. From planning a logical structure to conveying your ideas in precise language, this book takes you through every stage of assignment writing with the argument firmly in focus.
Read This if You Want to Be a Great Writer
Communicating with Intelligence: Writing and Briefing for National Security
Aimed at students, faculty, and practitioners, the book is designed to provide all necessary information on how to prepare, write, and read intelligence publications. This book outlines the foundations of good intelligence communication, a toolkit for writing these documents, the briefing process, and a guide to citations and classified materials.
How to Write About Contemporary Art
The essential handbook for students, arts professionals and other aspiring writers on contemporary art.
Your Business, Your Book: How to plan, write, and promote the book that puts you in the spotlight
Referencing and Understanding Plagiarism
This concise and user-friendly guide explains why referencing is an essential part of good writing and shows students how to reference correctly.
Essentials of Assessment Report Writing
This pocket resource provides handy, quick-reference information on preparing effective assessment reports. It focuses on efficiently and effectively communicating referral and background information, appearance and behavioral observations, test results and interpretation, summary and diagnostic impressions, and treatment recommendations.
Gregg Reference Manual: A Manual of Style, Grammar, Usage, and Formatting Tribute Edition
A manual for anyone who writes, edits, or prepares material for distribution or publication. It pays tribute to the author Bill Sabin with personal photographs and a biographical essay.
Writing Skills for Social Workers
This is the only book on the market to consider writing skills in the context of social work. It has been designed to help students develop the skills to write confidently in a variety of contexts.
Travel Writer's Field Guide
Reflective Writing
It also includes a section on applying reflective practices to personal development and career planning. This handy guide is an indispensable resource for students of all disciplines and levels, who are required to develop and demonstrate reflective qualities in their work.
Copywriting: Successful Writing for Design, Advertising and Marke: Successful Writing for Design, Advertising and Marketing
Teaches the art of writing great copy for digital media, branding, advertising, direct marketing, retailing, catalogues, and company magazines and internal communications. This title provides you with the tools you need to become a confident and versatile creative copywriter.
Little, Brown Handbook, Global Edition
Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives- Volume 2
Seeks to build upon the agenda set in motion by the first volume, namely by: offering an overview of key developments in citizen journalism since 2008, including the use of social media in crisis reporting; and introducing new ideas, concepts and frameworks for the study of citizen journalism.
Sports Journalism: An Introduction to Reporting and Writing
Sports Journalism Second Edition introduces students to sports reporting careers and to the writing style, technology and social media skills sports writers and media relations professionals use. The book stresses the importance of basic writing fundamentals and high ethical standards, essential values for sports journalists.
Concise Rules of APA Style
A pocket guide that contains rules the writers need.
Digital Literacy: A Primer on Media, Identity, and the Evolution of Technology
This textbook takes a well-rounded view of the evolution from media literacy to digital literacy to help students better understand the digitally filtered world in which they live.
Writing About Movies
The only writing guide a film student will ever need.
How to Write History that People Want to Read
Drawn from decades of experience, this is a concise and highly practical guide to writing history. Aimed at all kinds of people who write history academic historians, public historians, professional historians, family historians and students of all levels the book includes a wide range of examples from many genres and styles.
Christian Writer's Manual of Style: 4th Edition
Now in its fourth revised edition, The Christian Writer's Manual of Style provides answers to writers', editors', and proofreaders' most pressing questions about language, style, and usage, focusing on the particular issues involved in religious writing.