How to Write Anything: A Complete Guide

A practical guide to everything you’ll ever need to write―at work, at school, and in your personal life.

With more than two hundred how-to entries and easy-to-use models organized into three comprehensive sections on work, school, and personal life, How to Write Anything covers a wide range of topics that make it an essential guide for the whole family. You want your boss to fund a special project. How can you write a persuasive email that will win his approval? It’s time to apply to college. How can you write an essay that will stand out? The mother of one of your co-workers has died. What’s the best way to express your condolences?

Grounded in a common-sense approach, friendly and supportive, How to Write Anything is Internet-savvy, with advice throughout about choosing the most appropriate medium for your message: e-mail or pen and paper. At once a how-to, a reference book, and a pioneering guide for writing in a changing world, this is the only writing resource you’ll ever need.

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3 Comments

  1. When Laura Brown Says ‘Anything’, She Means ‘Anything’ Laura Brown’s “How to Write Anything: A Complete Guide’ is the most comprehensive guide to writing I’ve seen. I wish the book had been available when I was in college more than 50 years ago. 

  2. Makes writing anything a joy. Picked this up in a bookstore, but it’s better value here at Amazon. Laura really knows her target audience: anyone who ever has to write anything. Her tips and examples are superbly crafted, and written with a great sense of humor and encouragement. While it’s designed as a go to guide when you need help with something your’e about to write, I could see myself reading this from front and back just for enjoyment. If you can’t afford your own personal editor (and not sure…

  3. Finally — ! Anyone who needs writing advice – to revise a résumé, say, or to write a letter of recommendation or a sympathy note or anything at all, really – and goes to the internet in search of answers knows what a hit-or-miss proposition that can be. Online stuff is quick and free, but the majority of advice out there on how to write is really pretty useless. You end up taking on board a few rules from one place, a couple of tips from another, a form of words from a few…

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