Line by Line: How to Improve Your Own Writing After earning her M.A. in English literature, Claire Kehrwald Cook taught English Composition fro three years. Today’s Useful Resource is Claire Kehrwald Cook’s Line by Line. This book about editing is aimed, not at editors, but at authors who want to. \4*t ‘ HOW TO EDIT YOUR OWN WRITING Claire Kehrwald Cook Houghton Mifflin Company • Boston. PE Claire Kehrwald. Modern Language Association.
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It really was a drag to go through. Chapter on punctuation is hard to read but very valuable nonetheless.
I love your comments! I say that having only poked around in it, previously.
Be careful and review a lot. Tough read but an excellent resource.
Line by Line: How to Edit Your Own Writing
Aug 16, Al Macy rated it really liked it Shelves: How to Edit Your Own Writing. This isn’t so much a problem, except when the examples of good and bad sentences are reversed. Simply put, this book gets str Here comes the contrarian review: Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 4 of 4. Here’s one example so you can see what I mean: Separate different tags with a comma.
It addresses the very basics of effective rhetoric at the word and sentence level alas, it does not rise to the paragraph: With over examples of original and edited sentences, this book provides information about editing techniques, grammar, and usage for every writer from the student to the published author Other editions – View all Line by Line: May 08, Krystol rated it really liked it.
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Account Options Sign in. In particular, you can use not only without necessarily going on t For a book on editing your own writing, I found it a very difficult read.
Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. This book is really great and I will still continue to take my time reading it. Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Reddit Opens in new window Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Click to print Opens in new window Click to email this to a friend Opens in new window.
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If you’re writing essays or collegial papers this book will be relevant in the lune that it offers. Want to Read saving…. Learn how your comment data is processed. Aug 05, Jae Jae rated it really liked it Linf I would recommend this book to all writers and college students. No eBook available Amazon. Return to Book Page. Joanne Taylor rated it really liked it Dec 05, The instruction is clear, based on examples; the prose is lucid, cleanly polished.
Since she has worked at the Modern Language Association, where she enjoys styling literary essays considered worthy of painstaking editorial efforts. A thorough introduction to editing your writing or the writing of others. An excellent guide and desk reference, one which judiciously points the writer toward a more subtle and precise relationship with his or her own writing.
A lot of the grammar rules in here have changed, and while it’s got an abundance of good examples, you’re probably better off finding a more recent grammar book, or a new edition of a style guide.
Eighteen years after this book, we finally got a reliable American usage manual, Garner’s, and despite its historical gems, Americans should put their Fowler’ses aside.
However, page after page of perfect and perfectly unremarkable prose can put one to sleep. Check copyright status Cite this Title Line by line: Published by Houghton Mifflin Company first published September 11th With over examples of original kehrsald edited sentences, this book provides information about editing techniques, grammar, and usage for every writer from the student to the published author.
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