A handbook for writers. Intended for self-help and classroom use, it contains chapters on the paragraph, the sentence, diction, the writing as a whole, and style, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Intended primarily to clarify the writing of essays, memoirs, and other forms of non-fiction, it also provides suggestions for improving fictional style.
Ann Arbor writer, scholar, world traveler. My wife, Barbara Perkins, and I have sold over a million copies of our books, which include THE AMERICAN TRADITION IN LITERATURE and THE READER'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN LITERATURE. We have recently turned to Lulu for publishing quality paperbacks. These may be found at:
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Books found there include CRUISING THE MEDITERRANEAN AND ATLANTIC (illustrated, color), AROUND THE WORLD ON THE QE2 (illustrated, black and white), THE MACHINE STOPS AGAIN (updating the classic E. M. Forster Science-Fiction story from 1909), and OUR WEDDING JOURNEY (a return to the far different world of 1965, when France, Italy. Switzerland, England, Scotland, and Wales could all be visited for very little money, lavishly illustrated with color photos taken at the time.read more