ISBN: 9781615194629
Publishing: May 15, 2018
Price: $14.95 US / $19.95 CAN
Paperback: 288 pages
Subject: Creativity
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Write to the Point
A Master Class on the Fundamentals of Writing for Any Purpose

An entertaining, no-nonsense guide to writing everything, from a pro who knows it all

For students of any age struggling to write their essays as well as for anyone needing to polish an application or craft the perfect email, thank-you card, blog post, and more, Write to the Point brings a refreshing, unapologetically easy and fun way to take your writing abilities to the next level. Comprehensive yet conversational in tone, it leaves no stone unturned as editor, journalist, and author Sam Leith teaches you:

  • Key parts of speech and punctuation
  • How to avoid common grammatical errors
  • Rhetorical strategies to bring your prose to life, and more!

Drawing insight from great works of literature as well as newspaper articles, tweets, and angry emails, this is the complete guide to learning how to write more clearly, persuasively, and simply better than before.

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Sam Leith is literary editor at the Spectator and columnist for the Financial Times, Evening Standard, and Prospect. He has published writing in the Guardian, Times, and Literary Supplement, among others, and is the author of many books, including his most recent, the critically acclaimed book Words Like Loaded Pistols: Rhetoric from Aristotle to Obama.