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Welcome to editor Denise O’Hagan and her new release, Mini Style Guide: An Introduction to Good Writing and Manuscript Presentation which will be useful for all of us who write and create our books ready to be published.
About the guide
An easy-to-use guide for writers, editors and students
The Mini Style Guide covers the fundamentals of good writing and explains how to present a manuscript for publication. It is written in a direct and accessible manner suitable for all ages and backgrounds, and assumes no prior knowledge of the writing trade or the publishing industry. Explanations are accompanied by plentiful ‘real life’ examples, and each chapter opens with a humorous quotation. The book consists of three parts.
Part 1 covers the essence of good writing, both factual and non-factual. It covers the principles of Plain English; words that are often misused or misspelled; and common grammatical and punctuation errors…
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