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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Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. The essential guide for all writers. I appreciated the level of detail, but I couldn’t read more than one or two sections at a time before feeling overwhelmed.

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Selected pages Title Page. Valuable but dry at times, as to be expected. Good enough to hold on to as a reference guide to double check certain issues your grammar As another in a long line of writing advice books, it’s simply OK. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links No eBook available Amazon.

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Line by Line: How to Edit Your Own Writing

Aug 03, Randy Hulshizer rated it really liked it. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Since she has worked at the Modern Language Association, where she enjoys styling literary essays considered worthy of painstaking editorial efforts.

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Tags What are tags? It’s a good book on copyediting and grammar. Still, it’s practical and has plenty of tips on how to make your writing easier to understand. The book also has a chapter on punctuation, kehwald explanation of sentence parts, and a list of words that are often misused.

You will be surprised how much the resulting excisions and rearrangements improve your writing. Jan 23, Karen rated it liked it Shelves: This, plainly and simply, is a guide to line by line textual revision at the sentence level without regard for content. If you’re writing essays or collegial papers this book will be relevant in the advice that it offers. None of your libraries hold this item.

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Which means, I think, that it’s time for a Line by Line update.

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Chapter S Problems with Punctuation. With over examples of cool and edited sentences, this book provides information about editing techniques, grammar, and usage for every writer from the student to the published author 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.

So—jargon, dangling modifiers, commas, non restrictive clauses, double genitives, and semicolons.

It’s certainly not something you can read cover to cover in a sitting.