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For Beginner Writers

  1. The Everything Grammar and Style Book: All You Need to Master the Rules of Great Writing (Updated)
    The Everything Grammar and Style Book: All You Need to Master the Rules of Great Writing (Updated)
    Susan Thurman
    Adams Media / 2008 / Trade Paperback
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  2. My Weird Writing Tips
    My Weird Writing Tips
    Dan Gutman
    HarperCollins / 2013 / Trade Paperback
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  3. My Weird Writing Tips
    My Weird Writing Tips
    Dan Gutman
    HarperCollins / 2013 / Hardcover
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  4. Words, Words, Words: A Reference Book for Beginning Writers
    Words, Words, Words: A Reference Book for Beginning Writers
    Babs Bell Hajdusiewicz
    Social Studies School Service / 2002 / Trade Paperback
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Writing Guides

  1. Merriam-Webster's Guide to Punctuation and Style, Second Edition
    Merriam-Webster's Guide to Punctuation and Style, Second Edition
    Merriam-Webster, Inc. / Trade Paperback
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  2. On Writing Well, 3rd ed.: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
    On Writing Well, 3rd ed.: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
    William Zinsser
    HarperCollins / 2006 / Trade Paperback
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  3. The Art of Writing
    The Art of Writing
    F.M. Salter
    Regent College Publishing / 2004 / Trade Paperback
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  4. The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition
    The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition
    University of Chicago Press / 2010 / Hardcover
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  5. Painless Writing
    Painless Writing
    Jeffrey Strausser
    Barron's Educational Series / 2009 / Trade Paperback
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  6. Live Writing: Breathing Life into Words
    Live Writing: Breathing Life into Words
    Ralph Fletcher
    HarperCollins / 1999 / Trade Paperback
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  7. How to Write
    How to Write
    Miriam Adeney
    Regent College Publishing / 2006 / Trade Paperback
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  8. The Elements of Style (Illustrated)
    The Elements of Style (Illustrated)
    William Strunk, E.B. White
    Penguin Books / 2007 / Trade Paperback
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  9. The Elements of Style
    The Elements of Style
    William Strunk, E.B. White
    Longman Publishing Group / 1999 / Hardcover
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  10. The New Oxford Guide to Writing
    The New Oxford Guide to Writing
    Thomas S. Kane
    Oxford University Press / 1988 / Trade Paperback
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  11. Lively Art of Writing
    Lively Art of Writing
    Lucile Vaughan Payne
    Signet / 1978 / Mass Paperback
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  12. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, These, and  Dissertations, 8th edition
    A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, These, and Dissertations, 8th edition
    Kate Turabian, Wayne Booth, Gregory Colomb
    University Of Chicago / 2013 / Trade Paperback
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  13. Writing With Precision: How To Write So That You Cannot Possibly Be Misunderstood
    Writing With Precision: How To Write So That You Cannot Possibly Be Misunderstood
    Jefferson D. Bates
    Penguin Putnam Inc. / 2000 / Trade Paperback
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  14. BJU Writer's Toolbox: A Writing & Grammar Handbook for Christian Schools, Second Edition--Grades 9 to 11
  15. Webster's New Essential Writer's Companion: A Concise Guide to Writing Effectively for Home, School, or Office
    Webster's New Essential Writer's Companion: A Concise Guide to Writing Effectively for Home, School, or Office
    Editors of the American Heritage Dictionary
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 2007 / Trade Paperback
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  16. The Write Stuff Adventure
    The Write Stuff Adventure
    Dean Rea
    Great Expectations Co / 1999 / Trade Paperback
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Reference Guides

  1. The Elements of Grammar in 90 Minutes
    The Elements of Grammar in 90 Minutes
    Robert Hollander
    Dover Publications / 2011 / Trade Paperback
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  2. The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Grammar and Punctuation
    The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Grammar and Punctuation
    Jay Stevenson
    ALPHA / 2005 / Trade Paperback
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  3. Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
    Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
    Lynne Truss
    Gotham Books / Trade Paperback
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  4. The Thinker's Thesaurus, Expanded 2nd Edition Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words
    The Thinker's Thesaurus, Expanded 2nd Edition Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words
    Peter E. Meltzer
    W W Norton / 2010 / Trade Paperback
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  5. Richer Descriptions: A Guide to the Human Senses for Christian Speakers and Writers
    Richer Descriptions: A Guide to the Human Senses for Christian Speakers and Writers
    Gary A. Burlingame, David Biebel
    Healthy Life Press / 2013 / Trade Paperback
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  6. Words for Readers and Writers: Spirit-Pooled Dialogues
    Words for Readers and Writers: Spirit-Pooled Dialogues
    Larry Woiwode
    Crossway Books & Bibles / 2013 / Trade Paperback
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  7. Garner's Modern American Usage
    Garner's Modern American Usage
    Bryan A. Garner
    Oxford University Press / 2009 / Hardcover
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  8. CliffsNotes Writing: Grammar, Usage, and Style Quick Review, 3rd Edition
    CliffsNotes Writing: Grammar, Usage, and Style Quick Review, 3rd Edition
    Claudia L. Reinhardt, Jean Eggenschwiler
    Cliffs Notes / 2011 / Trade Paperback
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