Essays Tagged: "good writing"

Zinsser's essay on Simplicity as an example of good writing

An Example Of Good WritingZinsser's essay on Simplicity is an example of good writing formany reasons. The main to ... nce becomes cluttered it tends to bore and confuse thereader. Zinsser points out that the secret of good writing is to strip thesentence of all unnecessary words. When Zinsser is proving this point in ... uggestions to thereader in which he can better his own writing. This makes the reader goaway with a good feeling. Now the reader knows what to do to get rid ofthe clutter in his writing. This makes th ...

(2 pages) 74 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

My guide to writing success.

ldren's favorite author Dr Seuss, but what is it that makes these writings a worldwide success? All good writings contain a logical, identifiable voice; it makes the reader believe one person is talki ... ing has a sense of audience; the writer makes contact with the reader and expects his or her needs, good writing uses detail; the reader is able to "see" what the writer is describing, it also has rhy ...

(3 pages) 100 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Road Less Traveled.

How does one define a "good" writing experience? To me, anything that gets the job done would be a good experience. Writing ... nd could this have been so ugly for me? After all, my writing was sound, I was smart, and I had the goods to be a bright student. Only in the long summer after did I truly discover how flawed my conte ...

(4 pages) 57 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Peer Response And The Writing Process

selective assimilation of styles and techniques experienced through reading. We develop a sense of "good writing" through a process of natural selection that occurs on a subconscious level every time ... ery time we read something. When we read something that works, our mind stores it as an example of "good writing"; when we read something awkward or that we don't like, our mind stores it as an exampl ...

(4 pages) 123 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The one thing

The One ThingThe art of good writing comes from the artist within. All humans have the ability to become authors and poets. ... one thing I want to get out of this course is to become a more sophisticated writer.There are a few good reasons for me to become a better writer. For example I love to write, but right now the docume ... p me accomplish this is by carefully reading others, impressive work precisely. This is how so many good writers have learned to write so well. By doing this I hope it will be beneficial in developing ...

(1 pages) 33 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Plain and Simple

hout the other." He believes that people speak more complexly then they have to and that the key to good writing and speaking is simplicity. In his argument he goes on to say that often writers are no ... late and therefore sound important." Most of the things said are just a bunch of jargon that sounds good. People say things that even they barely understand themselves. They believe that if something ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Light in August" by William Faulkner: Response to Excerpt from Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech

Excerpt: "The problems of the human heart in conflict with itself alone can make good writing because only that is worth writing about, worth the agony and the sweat."William Faulkn ... m Faulkner argued convincingly, in his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, that human struggle makes for good writing. "Light in August" is a perfect example of this theory. In this novel, all the characte ... tower to cover for Christmas saying, "I mind how I said to you once that there is a price for being good the same as for being bad; a cost to pay. And it's the good men that can't deny the bill when i ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Important Role Of Logic

The Important Role of Logic in Good Writing The Important role of "Logic" in Good Writing is base on various subjects ... it will not function well. The slightest objects represent clarity, grammar, main idea, examples, a good thesis statement, brevity, illusion, simplicity, and supported idea. All these materials are ne ... n, simplicity, and supported idea. All these materials are needed in the important role of logic in good writing. However, if a good writing is missing some parts of the materials, it will not be logi ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Crazy Story Lady

Crazy Story Lady S.K. Epperson, a writer from Wichita, writes great book, because she has good writing techniques. First off, you must know a little bit of info about her. And I'll tell you; ... e if she needed it. Now that you know a little about her, you can find out why she is such a good author. First thing to know, her books are really vulgar and violent or gory. But that's okay b ...

(2 pages) 817 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Writing Process

discarded. Just getting started is often the toughest of the whole process. ?The best way to get a good idea is to get lots of ideas.? Quoted by Linus Pauling Establish context and outline ideas Good ... xperiences, examples, as well as other facts supporting information. Creditable sources also have a good foundation for supporting the research. When a reader is reading a written work, he is taken on ...

(2 pages) 87 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

John Dough December 5, 2002 Essay 4                  Have you

sponsible for writing movies, television shows, and other forms of entertainment. As a screenwriter good writing skills are very important. Good writing skills are the foundation that you need. In add ... thout the skills you will fail. The last reason is that writing is your job, and if you do not have good writing skills you would not have a job. The types of writing done by a screenwriter are ...

(4 pages) 672 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies