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WriteRight is a programme that teaches people how to write better.

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On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
William ZinsserOn Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. Whether you want to write about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts or about yourself in the increasingly popular memoir genre, On Writing Well offers you fundamental priciples as well as the insights of a distinguished writer and teacher. With more than a million copies sold, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valuable resource for writers and would-be writers.
How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing
Paul J. SilviaAll students and professors need to write, and many struggle to finish their stalled dissertations, journal articles, book chapters, or grant proposals. Writing is hard work and can be difficult to wedge into a frenetic academic schedule. In this practical, lighthearted and encouraging book, Paul J Silvia explains that writing productively doesnot require innate skills or special traits but specific tactics and actions. Drawing examples from his own field: psychology, he shows readers how to overcome motivational roadblocks and become prolific without sacrificing evenings, weekends and vactions. After describing strategies for writing productively, the author gives advise from the trenches on how to write, submit, revise, and resubmit articles: how to improve writing quality; and how to write and publish academic work.
Draw...Then Write, Grades 1-3
Joy EvansChildren love to draw, especially when they can follow simple steps. In this newly revised and expanded edition of Draw...Then Write, grade 1-3 students follow picture and written directions to draw animals, people, and vehicles. The finished drawings provide motivation for creative writing. The 30 topics in Draw...Then Write are presented in three levels of difficulty, allowing you to customize the lessons to the needs of your students. Easiest level-students follow three steps to complete a drawing and then select words for a word box to complete three sentences about the object drawn. More difficult level-students follow three steps to complete a drawing and then write phrases to answer who, what, where, and why questions about the drawing. These phrases are then used to write a sentence. Most difficult level-students are challenged to draw the object in a new situation. They then write a paragraph about the picture, following the writing prompt provided. The instructive pictures utilize basic geometric shapes, which the student composes, step by step, into a complete picture of the topic. The 30 Draw...Then Write topics are: caterpillarbirdmouseturtlesnail frogelephantpuppylionkoala pickup truckrobotclownhelicopterduck hipporace carsharkbearporcupine monkeycatfoxoctopusfish airplantdragonchildcastlewhale Includes 90 reproducibles, three for each topic. Cheerfully illustrated throughout. All 96 pages perforated for easy removal. $10.95 each.
How to Write a Story, Grades 1-3
Evan Moor Educational PublishersThe contents of this rich resource include: Setting the Stage for Writing—reading to your class, word walls, story walls Teaching the Parts of a Story Step-by-Step Writing Units—dogs, a bike ride, a loose tooth, a giant for each topic teacher directions are provided for writing group, guided, and independent stories student planning forms to outline character & setting, action, and conclusion forms on which to write the completed stories More Story Writing Ideas—teacher directions and reproducible forms for four additional story-writing experiences retell a fairy tale a pattern story a circle story a sequence-and-write story A Story Writing Center—directions, forms, and patterns for 5 story-writing centers Who, What, Where, When Start with a Picture Story Starters Story Parts Train Tales—each train car represents a different part of the story
How to Write a Selling Screenplay
Christopher KeaneChristopher Keane has spent 20 years in the business, learning the truths--and the tricks--of writing a selling screenplay. In How to Write a Selling Screenplay, he takes writers through the entire process, from developing a story to finding the best agent. Using an annotated version of an often-optioned screenplay of his own, and citing examples from movies ranging from Casablanca and Lethal Weapon to Sling Blade and The English Patient, he discusses how to create three-dimensional characters, find a compelling story, build an airtight plot structure, fine-tune dialogue, and much more. Keane's tips on the difference between writing for film and television, as well as his advice on dealing with Hollywood movers and shakers, make this an essential companion for people writing their first--or their fortieth--screenplay.
Write It Down, Make It Happen: Knowing What You Want And Getting It
Henriette Anne KlauserTurn your dreams into reality by taking matters into your own hands. In Write It Down, Make It Happen, Henriette Anne Klauser, Ph.D., explains how simply writing down your goals in life is the first step toward achieving them. Writing can even help you understand what you want. In this book, you will read stories about ordinary people who witnessed miracles large and small unfold in their lives after they performed the basic act of putting their dreams on paper. Klauser's down-to-earth tips and easy exercises are sure to get your creative juices flowing. Before you know it, you'll be writing your own ticket to success. You Can Find the perfect mate Buy your dream house Get a great new job Wake up happier Travel the world Have a better relationship with your teenage son
Writing Matters, tabbed (comb-bound)
Rebecca Moore HowardWriting Matters Tabbed Make it your own! Writing Matters Tabbed unites research, reasoning, documentation, grammar, and style into a cohesive whole, helping students see the conventions of writing as a network of responsibilities writers have . . . . . . to other writers. Writing Matters Tabbed clarifies the responsibility writers have to one another, whether they are collaborating in online peer review or drawing on digital and print sources in a research project, to represent the ideas of other writers fairly and accurately, to give credit to those from whom they have borrowed words or ideas, and to consider and address alternative viewpoints. . . . to the audience. Writing Matters Tabbed stresses the importance of using conventions appropriate to the audience, to write clearly, and to provide readers with the information and interpretation they need to make sense of a topic. . . . to the topic. Writing Matters Tabbed emphasizes the writer’s responsibility to explore a topic thoroughly and creatively, to assess sources carefully, and to provide reliable information at a depth that does the topic justice. . . . to themselves. Writing Matters Tabbed encourages writers to take their writing seriously and to approach writing tasks as an opportunity to learn about a topic and to expand their scope as writers. Students are more likely to write well when they think of themselves as writers rather than as error makers. By explaining rules in the context of responsibility, Writing Matters Tabbed addresses composition students respectfully as mature and capable fellow participants in the research and writing process.
How to Write a Winning Business Plan
Joseph R. MancusoA CLEAR, STEP-BY-STEP SYSTEM FOR WRITING A BUSINESS PLAN THAT WILL ATTRACT THE FINANCING YOU NEED Joseph R. Mancuso offers key guidelines and valuable tips on how to gear your business plan to the people who control the cash. Featuring the original business plans from three highly successful businesses, plans that raised millions in upfront financing, How to Write a Winning Business Plan also reveals: * What financiers look for in a plan * Nine questions that every plan must answer * How to prospect for financial sources * How to romance the money men * How to locate hidden sources of capital * How to handle objections * How to gain a commitment * And much more Complete with handy checklists and key financial forms, this book is your launch pad for a thriving business venture.
The Case Study Handbook: How to Read, Discuss, and Write Persuasively About Cases
William ElletIf you're enrolled in an executive education or MBA program, you've probably encountered a powerful learning tool: the business case. But if you're like many people, you may find interpreting and writing about cases mystifying, challenging, or downright frustrating. In "The Case Study Handbook", William Ellet presents a potent new approach for analyzing, discussing, and writing about cases. Early chapters show how to classify cases according to the analytical task they require (solving a problem, making a decision, or forming an evaluation) and quickly establish a base of knowledge about a case. Strategies and templates, in addition to several sample Harvard Business School cases, help you apply the author's framework. Later in the book, Ellet shows how to write persuasive case-analytical essays based on the process laid out earlier. Extensive examples of effective and ineffective writing further reinforce your learning. The book also includes a chapter on how to talk about cases more effectively in class. Any current or prospective MBA or executive education student needs to read this book.
Resumes For Dummies
Joyce Lain KennedyWrite a winning resume and land that job interview!Is your job search stalling out after you submit a resume but before you're offered an interview? With a recession that has caused a 10% unemployment rate affecting 15.3 million Americans, having a winning resume is vital to securing an interview-and it demands a fresh look at how you write your resumes and market yourself.Whether you're entering the job market for the first time, looking for a new job after a lay off, or changing careers, Resumes For Dummies shows you the ropes and rules for a new era in recruiting and jobsearching.Instructions for writing an inclusive core resumeTips on targeting a known position, or tailoring a resume to specific industriesCommon resume-writing mistakes to avoidUpdated with the latest information on privacy issues in the electronic age, Resumes For Dummies is your go-to guide for getting your foot in the door.