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A glossary for writers

Chriss McCallum

A glossary for writers

explanations of more than1000 terms used in writing and publishing

by Chriss McCallum

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Published by C. McCallum in Bowdon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Chriss McCallum.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46p. ;
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15359315M
    ISBN 100952514303
    OCLC/WorldCa32544356

    These terms should be familiar to professional and technical writers. Glossary of Terms []. Advisers - people that gather detailed information and provide information to decision makers.. Brainstorming - generating ideas as quickly as possible, withholding evaluation of those ideas until later.. Complex Audience - the diverse group of people who may read your writing from different perspectives. Writers synonyms, Writers pronunciation, Writers translation, English dictionary definition of Writers. See Also: POETS/POETRYThe act of writing itself is done in secret, like masturbation —Stephen KingAlliteration is like ivy, some of it is poison —Delmore.

    This resource was developed by: The staff at ITS Education Asia The dictionary's content was edited by: Maya Parmer M.A Leeds - (English Literature). Writing book synonyms, Writing book pronunciation, Writing book translation, English dictionary definition of Writing book. a book for practice in penmanship. See also: Writing Writing book - definition of Writing book by The Free Dictionary.

    Writer definition, a person engaged in writing books, articles, stories, etc., especially as an occupation or profession; an author or journalist. See more. Glossary of Book Terms. Considered different from a book written by an American writer, though an American writer can write an Americana book. annuals - Books that are published yearly. armorial binding - A leather binding stamped with a coat-of-arms. artificial leather - See imitation leather.


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