Writing Well: The Essential Guide

Writing Well is a guide to expressive creative writing and effective professional prose. The author, a poet, writer, editor and teacher, explains the techniques required for stylish and readable writing. Everyone who wants to improve their writing can benefit from this book, which describes how to: * identify topics that inspire you to write * get into the habit of writing regularly * develop ideas * construct effective arguments * choose words for maximum effect * use grammar correctly * structure sentences and paragraphs appropriately * write with integrity The book is enriched by examples from great modern writers, and includes a variety of exercises and suggestions for writing activities. Mark Tredinnick practises what he preaches, making his book highly enjoyable as well as technically instructive.