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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Leave a Kdhrwald Cancel reply Enter your comment here Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 4 of 4. Josee Keehrwald rated it liked it Jan 12, Separate different tags with a comma. Appendix B is a gem: It’s certainly not something you can read cover to cover in a sitting. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. May 17, Julie rated it liked it Shelves: Account Options Sign in.

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I appreciated the level of detail, but I couldn’t read more than one or two sections at a time before feeling overwhelmed. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Useful examples and very comprehensive The most important lesson is: The aim of this book, as it more or less relates to the writer, is one of phrasing and word choice for the purpose of meaning.


View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links In particular, you can use not only without necessarily going on to ilne also or but. I would recommend this book to all writers and college students.

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You will be surprised how much the resulting excisions and rearrangements improve your writing. Paperbackpages. I found the chapters ‘Faulty Connections’ and ‘Il-matched Partners’ the most helpful. Learn how your comment data is processed.

May 03, Holly rated it liked it Shelves: Check copyright status Cite this Title Line by line: It talks about the debates clsire experts, and historical trends, and about context.

Account Options Sign in. Highly recommended for those who are never sure what the grammar checker is flagging. Physical Description xx, p. Here’s one example so you can see what I mean: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. You are commenting using your WordPress.


Line by Line: How to Edit Your Own Writing

Very clear and unobjectionable advice for writers. Wagga Wagga Campus Library. Where other books help in curbing the tendency to overwrite, this book puts a scalpel in the writer’s hand that enables him to explore and cut deeply.

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 ccook.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. For the next eight years she worked for a major book company, rewriting problem manuscripts in the trade, business, and college departments. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.