Editorial writing has the potential to start a war - or avoid one. No wonder even the most experienced journalists find opinion writing important and fascinating. In this fully updated and revised second edition of Writing Opinion for Impact, author Conrad Fink provides guidance for creating opinion writing that is reasoned, forceful, responsible, engaging and readable. New to this edition is a stand-alone chapter on commentary for cyberspace and broadcast, with an expanded examination of writing for online publications, including a discussion of Slate, other Internet services and blogs. Also new to this edition are full-length editorials complete with author commentary highlighting teaching points from each. Reprints with author commentaries include: Editorials from leading newspapers and magazines A political commentary column A humor column A sports column A film review Columns on business and lifestyle Aspiring editorial writers and columnists - whether students or professional - will find the second edition of Writing Opinion for Impact an invaluable guide to the responsibilities, techniques and art of opinion writing.
Do you have an idea for a novel (or a poem, or an article, or a play...) that you'd love to finally get down on paper? Whatever your aim, inside you'll find the advice and support to get you started and keep you going. From preparing a writing work-space to marshalling your material into both fiction and non-fiction genres, Creative Writing For Dummies has everything you need to help you unlock your creativity and make your writing sparkle.
To tackle a bundle of resources for writing a research paper is not an easy task for an experienced instructor. Even worse, it is a confusing one for a student who is asked for the first time to write a research paper after studying several courses of essay writing. Writing a research paper needs not to be a frightening task. A research paper may be longer than most of all college essays, but a student will be given more time to complete it. Having a plan for work will make the process go smoothly. Over the years, I have arrived at a time-saving, ten-step, simple strategy for this. The first five steps prepare the student to write and the remaining steps helps in writing the documented paper.This book goes through these steps giving some examples from online resources.