Elements of Style 2017 (Paperback)
Elements of Style 2017 is a major update to Strunk's grammar classic, published in 1921. Much has changed since then, and this new, expanded edition presents a set of up-to-date grammar, style, and punctuation rules for today's writers. Packed with useful advice and easy-to-follow examples, the book will help you to write well, self-edit efficiently, and produce a grammar-perfect final draft. If you write anything at all, you should have a copy of this writing guide on your desk.
Bestselling author/editor Richard De A'Morelli shares his 30+ years of editorial experience and explains nearly 500 grammar, style, and punctuation rules in a clear and simple way. Read any chapter, follow the practical advice, and you will see an overnight improvement in your writing. Read a chapter a day, and in a few weeks you will be amazed by the polished quality of your final draft.
- Writers of all skill levels will discover quick and easy ways to recognize and fix grammar, style, and punctuation errors in their manuscripts.
- Students can use these rules to edit and polish book reports, essays, and other homework.
- Teachers can use this handbook to help students learn grammar and punctuation rules without the tears.
- Employees can follow these simple guidelines in the workplace to produce well-written reports, brochures, and other materials.
Clear, concise writing is essential in today's world. For an author, a well-edited manuscript may bring an acceptance letter from a publisher or agent; or if you self-publish, it could generate positive reviews and sales. For students, an impressed instructor could mean an A grade; and in the workplace, a well-written report could mean a pay raise, a promotion, or the success of a business venture.
Learn how to improve your grammar, style and punctuation, and take your writing to the next level with Elements of Style 2017.