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by Kurto
March 8th, 2010, 8:43 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Recommendations - Books on Grammar
Replies: 9
Views: 1435

Re: Recommendations - Books on Grammar

Elements of Style is a great place to start, but for a more in-depth and thoughtful look at the effects grammar can have on meaning (and simply the best possible way to way to construct sentences), take a look at Martha Kolln's Rhetorical Grammar . It is a textbook commonly used in graduate writing...
by Kurto
March 8th, 2010, 8:36 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Share your opening sentence!
Replies: 236
Views: 40941

Re: Share your opening sentence!

Just registered for the site, and I'm digging the first lines. Here's mine. An April sunrise should be a wonderful thing to witness, but for Lucas Pike waking up before nine in the morning was a scrotum-tightening pain, a rude welcome to the snotgreen day at hand, and as he relaxed face-up in his be...