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This bestselling handbook will highlight your bad writing habits and sharpen your style - for clearer, crisper sentences and punchier prose.
An enthralling and accessible history of the cultural miracle that is the written word. It is an invention that has been used to share ideas in every field of human endeavour, and a motor of cultural, scientific and political progress.
From Simon Garfield, the bestselling author of On the Map and Just my Type, comes a wonderful journey through the history of letter-writing and our relationship with the mail.
The Missing Ink is a book about the characters who shaped our handwriting, and how it, in turn, shaped us. From Victorian idealists to great modern educational reformists, throughout history, the style in which we write has always influenced.
Calligraphy is an art form of its own. Starting with the basics of using a pointed pen, the correct materials needed and the stroke sequences for different scripts, the talented Veronica Halim guides you through these skills.
As our lives get busier, the old-fashioned art of personal correspondence is becoming sadly lost. This guide offers advice, inspiration, and examples for anyone who wants to add flair, voice, and plain old fun to their letters and notes.
Ranging from the Middle Ages, when beautiful calligraphy was a way of celebrating the divine, to the renaissance of the art form by William Morris, Patricia Lovett charts the development of calligraphy through the history of European manuscripts.
Learn how to create beautiful, hand-lettered stationery, art, and other decorations with Modern Calligraphy, a sophisticated, interactive book full of exquisite sample alphabets, fun exercises, and simple step-by-step projects.
This book presents the subject of handwriting as a valuable and spontaneous skill for adults. Michael R. Sull provides practical, self-study techniques designed to accommodate anyone's personal or professional schedule.
For more than forty years, distinguished author Roger Rosenblatt has been answering the difficult questions about what makes a story good, an essay shapely, a novel successful, and the most profound and essential question of them all - why write?
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