Write it right : the secrets of effective writing /

Peck, John, 1947-

Write it right : the secrets of effective writing / John Peck and Martin Coyle. - Second edition. - Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. - xiv, 202 pages ; 22 cm. - Palgrave study skills . - Palgrave study skills. .

Includes index.

The logic of effective writing -- Applying for a course, applying for a job -- Writing correct and convincing sentences -- Punctuating a sentence : commas, colons and semicolons -- Avoidable errors -- Tricks of the writer's trade -- Essay writing : structure -- Essay writing : paragraph control -- Make every essay an effective essay -- Taking stock.

"Write It Right covers everyday tasks and academic writing, offering user-friendly advice on how students can make the most of simple, practical methods for tackling essays and longer pieces of work. Divided into ten sections, this guide can be used either as a course book or for individual use. Each section is informed by one or more essential ideas about how to write well"--



English language--Rhetoric.

PE1408 / .P423 2012

808.042 PE.W 2012