When Words Collide A Media Writer’s Guide to Grammar and Style

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  • Edition: 7th
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  • Copyright: 2/14/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Kessler and McDonald's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is praised by students for its straightforward and clear-almost conversational-presentation of grammar. This versatile grammar and usage handbook will work for you as a beginning student and as you continue as a media writer. It provides concise, clear explanations and examples, as well as quick and accurate answers to grammar or usage questions. The unique 'from writer to writer' perspective guides you through the writing process.

Table of Contents

Understanding Grammar and Style
grmr: CWOT?
Ten Little Secrets Ten Big Mistakes
Parts of Speech
The verb is THE word
Parts of Speech
Completing the picture
The Sentence
Agreement: The Search for Harmony and Order
Case: It's All About Relationships
Punctuation: Graceful Movements, Confident Stops
Clarity, Conciseness, Coherence
Sense and Sensitivity
Topical Guide to Grammar and Word Use
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