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Editorial Writing (Living Language) [Paperback]

John Shuttleworth
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5 April 1999 0340730846 978-0340730843
A practical guide to the process of editorial writing, from conception to print. It explores the processes of: reading and preparing source material; textual conventions; weaving a new text; finding the right voice; shaping and structuring; and preparing a text for publication.

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  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder Education (5 April 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0340730846
  • ISBN-13: 978-0340730843
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 18.9 x 24.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 31,715 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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...well-written, well-organised, never remotely patronising. Any sane English department will have the original, the new eight (and accompanying tape) as soon as budgets permit...These are patient manuals and the authors have seleted genuinely interesting extracts to inform and illustrate their arguments. (Times Educational Supplement)

...these books would be an invaluable resource for any English Department teaching an 'A' Level sylalbus with language study in it. (The Use of English)

About the Author

John Shuttleworth teaches A level English Language and Literature and is Chief Examiner for AQA. He is a highly respected author of texts for A level and GCSE students and is a writer of the AQA specifications.

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4.0 out of 5 stars A level editorial writing 18 Dec 2001
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This is a really really helpful book for any1 intrested in editorial writing. written essentially as a guide for module 4 aqa A2 syllabus, it shows you step by step how to tackle any source material and re-write for a different audience, purpose and genre. It is engaging and entertaining and an excellent book to use. I have followed this while studying for my exam and it is helping me achieve grades that would have otherwise been impossible for me to achieve.
The only thing they could add would be a section on how to write a decent commentry.
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