The Mac is Not a Typewriter

A Style Manual for Creating Professional-level Type on Your Macintosh

Author: Robin Williams

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 9780201782639

Category: Computers

Page: 88

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Covers punctuation, special characters, accent marks, fonts, tabs, indentations, widows and orphans, hyphenations, line breaks, linespacing, justified text, and typeface combinations.

Public Relations Writing: Form & Style

Author: Doug Newsom,Jim Haynes

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133169236

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 448

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PUBLIC RELATIONS WRITING: FORM AND STYLE combines the practical approach of a trade book with the fundamental principles and theories of Public Relations to provide students with the essential techniques and methods needed to write with understanding and purpose. The text guides students through a logical progression of PR writing, starting with an explanation of how this kind of writing is unique, and by exploring the legal and ethical obligations. The text introduces different styles and techniques behind writing principles. Freshly rearranged to better suit the progress of your course through the semester, the Ninth Edition features a writing for select publics section that covers the types of writing assignments students are likely to be exposed to early in their jobs: emails, memos, letters, reports and proposals, backgrounders and position papers. Writing for mass media and the more complex Public Relations writing functions, including media kits, media pitches, print and online newsletters, brochures, magazines, (both online and print), and annual reports are also covered in this thorough and comprehensive guide. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Set Yourself Up to Self-Publish: A Genealogist's Guide

Author: Dina C Carson

Publisher: First Edition Design Pub.

ISBN: 1622877225

Category: History

Page: 218

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If you have a family story to tell or research to share and want to know what your options are for publishing, this guide will: * lead you through how publishing works * illustrate the four stages of a publishing project * show you how to pick a project to publish (and give you some ideas for new projects) * analyze the which tools you will need to complete the project * and instruct you how to prepare your manuscript to publish in print, as an eBook, or online. This handy publishing primer will give you what you need to take your writing--your genealogical research, your family or local history, even your personal experiences and adventures--from manuscript to published book.

Understanding and Teaching English Spelling

A Strategic Guide

Author: Adam Brown

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351621866

Category: Education

Page: 316

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Concise and engaging, this text provides pre-service and practicing English language teachers with the knowledge they need to successfully teach the spelling of English. Offering context and explanation for the English spelling system as well as uniquely addressing specific problems in learning the spelling of English words, this book empowers readers with strategies for coping with these problems. Divided into six accessible sections, Brown covers the history of English spelling, the influence of technology on spelling, the role of punctuation, the features of present-day English spelling, teaching strategies for coping with difficult spelling, and the future of spelling and literacy. The short, digestible chapters include practical learning objectives and end-of-chapter exercises to help teachers understand and explain English spelling concepts.

A Plain English Handbook

How to Create Clear Sec Disclosure Documents

Author: Nancy M. Smith

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780756703141

Category:

Page: 77

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This handbook issued by the Securities and Exchange Comm. (SEC) shows how you can use well-established techniques for writing in plain English to create clearer and more informative disclosure documents. When drafting a document for filing with the SEC, you must make sure it meets all legal requirements. Chapters: what is a "plain English" document?; knowing your audience; knowing the info. you need to disclose; organizing the document; writing in plain English; designing the document; time-saving tips; using readability formulas and style checkers; evaluating the document; reading list; the SEC's plain English rules; and "before" and "after" filings with notes.

Preflight

Avoiding Costly Printout Problems Through Proper File Preparation

Author: Peter I. Muir

Publisher: Windsor Professional Information

ISBN: 9781893190061

Category: Color printing

Page: 238

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Everyone's guide to successful publications

how to produce powerful brochures, newsletters, flyers, and business communications, start to finish

Author: Elizabeth W. Adler

Publisher: Peachpit Pr

ISBN: 9781566090278

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

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A practical guide to creating effective printed pieces for businesses, non-profit organizations, desktop publishers, and students

PageMaker 4 for the Macintosh

Author: Tony Webster,Carrie Webster

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780938151715

Category: Aldus PageMaker

Page: 166

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This Visual QuickStart guide to Pagemaker 4 on the Mac will appeal strongly to beginning and casual users, for it is highly visual, presents essential information in an easy-access format, and is very affordable. Divided into three sections, Section One gives an overview of the entire program; Section Two is a reference section, organized by task; and Section Three is a reference of specific menu commands. 300 line drawings.