Do you know how to use semicolons, where to put your apostrophes and when to use commas? Do you know the difference between affect and effect, if and whether, or who and whom? (Does anyone still say whom?) More importantly, do you know why this stuff matters? The truth is that if your writing isn't ..
Turn your love of herbs into a profitable business. Drawing on more than 25 years of experience running an herb and spice shop, Bertha Reppert helps you successfully develop and market your own herbal products. Showing you how to determine a start-up budget, find niche markets, create unique packagi..
A History of the English Language in 100 Places is a joyous ride through time, where readers can criss-cross the British Isles and the world at large to land in a hundred contrasting places and light on a hundred wonderful topics that bring the extraordinary story of the English language alive. Any ..
Do ewe no what homophones are? They're words that sound alike but are spelled differently and have completely different meanings - it's knot always easy to get it right. Based on his blog Homophones, Weakly, Bruce Worden's Homophones Visualized uses simple but clever graphics to help illustrate the ..
Master the harsh, guttural language of Klingon with this indispensable audio phrasebook. This amusing and enlightening primer on ill-tempered and proud Klingon culture uses a built-in sound module to teach readers an array of crucial compliments (You bludgeon divinely."), toasts ("Today is a good da..
This book looks at instructions, examining what instructions are and what their main elements are, before going on to provide tips and examples to help the reader write their own sets of instructions...
Relearn the essential rules of the English language, from grammar and punctuation to sentence construction. Also includes parts of speech and how to improve your spelling and vocabulary. I Used To Know That: English is an accessible yet fun way to revisit the English language while enjoying a walk d..
This guide to all things Kiwi written especially for tourists and new immigrants is now available in this compact mini version in Chinese. Common Kiwi slang words, sporting codes, celebrations, famous inventions, and quirky facts and figures complete the picture...
Fire Up Your Creativity with Spontaneous Art, Wild Writing, and Inventive Thinking Using words, drawing, collage, and observation-based list-making, award-winning author Emily K. Neuburger highlights the many paths into journaling. Her 60 interactive writing prompts and art how-tos help you to expa..
Journalism shows you how to write quickly and expertly for all major forms of journalistic writing today. Whether producing a snappy headline or reporting a full length news story, piecing together a 'feature' or compiling a blog, this book will guide you through the pitfalls and inspire you to writ..