How to Improve Your Writing: Guidelines and Resources

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    How to Improve Your Writing: Guidelines and Resources

    Sections of This Topic Include

    Building Blocks of Composition

    Vocabulary
    Spelling
    Grammar

    Writing Process

    Types and Styles of Writing

    Numerous Types of Correspondence

    Style Guides, Including Citations

    Common Grammar and English Mistakes

    Assess Your Writing Skills

    Writing Skills

    Reference Materials

    Acronym and Jargon Finders
    Dictionaries
    E-Mail Address Books
    Encyclopedias
    Internet Searches
    Glossaries
    Language Translators
    Libraries
    Manual of Styles (APA, Chicago, etc.)
    Phone Books
    Quotations
    Reference “Desks” (sites with multiple types of reference information)
    Thesaurus

    Also consider
    Communications (Interpersonal)
    Communications (Organizational)
    Interpersonal Skills

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