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Veteran editor Don McNair lays out an easy-to-follow and systematic method for clearing up foggy writingwriting that's full of extra, misused, and overused wordsin this guide to producing sparkling copy that attracts readers, agents, editors, and sales. McNair explains the common mistakes made by most writers and shows how eliminating unnecessary words strengthens action, shorten sentences, and makes writing crackle with life. Containing 21 simple, straightforward principles, Editor-Proof Your Writing teaches how to edit weak verb forms, strip away author intrusions, ban redundancies, eliminate foggy phrases, correct passive-voice sentences, slash misused and overused words, and fix other writing mistakes. A superb addition to any writer's toolkit, this book will not only make writing clearer and more grammatical, it will also make it more concise, entertaining, and appealing to publishers.
The bestselling Excel book - completely updated for Excel 2013! As the world's leading spreadsheet application, Excel has an enormous user base. The release of Office 2013 brings major changes to Excel, so Excel For Dummies comes to the rescue once more! Featuring the friendly For Dummies style, this popular guide shows beginners how to get up and running with Excel while also helping more experienced users get comfortable with the newest features. Walks you through the exciting new features of Excel 2013 Presents everything you need to know to perform bas.
"Secrets can be funny things. We think they keep us safe, but more often than not, they spill out when we least expect and make a mess out of everything. It's a truth Scarlett Jo Newberry knows all too well--a truth Grace Shepherd and Zach Craig are about to learn the hard way. As the lives of this boisterous pastor's wife, polished news anchor, and beleaguered divorce attorney intersect in the tree-lined streets of Franklin, Tennessee, scandal threatens to topple their carefully constructed worlds. Grasping at survival, they embark on a journey of friendship and courage, desperate to find a way back to laughter, love, and life"--Page 4 of cover.
After being let go from her competitive, high-pressure Seattle law firm, Libby Morgan reaches out to old friends and spends her afternoons at A Good Yarn, the local knitting store, where she forms close bonds with three women and finds time for romance with a charming and handsome doctor who seems to be her perfect match. But just as everything is coming together, Libby must make a choice that could forever change the life she holds so dear.
Built before World War II by domineering patriarch Seth Coleman, Sunbridge, the magnificent Austin, Texas, empire, now belongs to Moss and Billie's daughter, Maggie. She's invited the whole family--and several hundred guests--to a Fourth of July barbecue in celebration of the renewed sense of family pride she's determined to forge. But as loved ones come together, they bring old resentments and new temptations destined to generate more than a little heat. And as Maggie hopes to be accepted as mistress of Sunbridge, she also struggles to be a good mother to her resentful son Cole and her broken hearted daughter, Sawyer. Then there is her sister, Susan, a renowned musician who arrives home for the most terrifying performance of her life. And in the midst of it all is Maggie's decision to divorce Cranston Tanner, and her love for another man--a love that could cost her everything.
Follows three high school friends--dubbed "The Supremes"--as they weather life's highs and lows, but always gathering each Sunday at the same table at Earl's diner in Plainview, Ind., to talk it all out.
Turn the pages to find the baby animals matched with their parents, and learn some early concepts along the way.
Bitesize: Tartlets, quichettes & cute things offers a sophisticated selection of indulgent fingerfood to make when entertaining. With interesting variations of classics like tartlets, galettes, pies and quichettes, there is something for everyone. These delicious recipes include Lamb, cinnamon and currant filo cigars, Duck pie with broad bean mash, Fish and saffron pie, Mini crumpets with goat's curd and lavender honey and Quail egg, lime and chilli smoked trout tartlet.
Enhance your child's imagination by giving him or her 22 coupons directly from the Easter Bunny! From picking dessert to a backyard adventure, show them your love and share the whimsical nature of Easter any time of year. Sample Coupons include:-Stay Up Late: Hand over this coupon to stay up one hour later than usual. -Sleepover: Redeem this coupon for one sleepover with your closest friends. -Driving Tunes: With this coupon, you get to pick what plays on the car radio for at least an hour.
The must-have book for any fan of The HobbitA is for auditions. Find out which pop star auditioned to play an elf and who impressed Peter Jackson the most. B is for Bilbo. Martin Freeman had reservations about playing Bilbo at first-discover why and find out who he loved working with, and who he didn't, and uncover why the movie Bilbo is different from Bilbo in the book. C is for cast. Filming The Hobbit threw up all kinds of challenges for the cast. Find out who injured themselves on set and who the biggest prankster was. All this and more, including.
Nestled on a lonely stretch along the Pacific coast, quaint roadside outpost Harmony Corner offers everything a weary traveler needs. But when Odd Thomas and company stop to spend the night, they discover that there's more to this secluded haven than meets the eye.
In A twist of fate, while investigating Erin O'Toole, whom he believes is guilty of embezzling funds, Kane Webster, the new owner of the First Puget Bank, succumbs to the fierce passion that rages between them, but when Erin discovers his true intent, Kane must find a way to prove his love. In Tears of pride, after a fire claims the life of her father and destroys most of her family's winery, Sheila Lindstrom, shocked to discover that the winery is now owned by Wilder Investments, must form a partnership with Noah Wilder to restore her father's legacy--an explosive alliance that leads to the unexpected.
A book to savor.-Kate Furnivall, author of The Russian Concubine We all make mistakes. Some we can fix. But what happens when we can't? Decades ago, as Nazi planes dominated the sky, Lily Verner made a terrible choice. She's tried to forget, but now an unexpected event pulls her back to the 1940s British countryside. She finds herself remembering the brilliant colors of the silk she helped to weave at her family's mill, the relentless pressure of the worsening war, and the kind of heartbreaking loss that stops time. In this evocative novel of love and consequences, Lily finally confronts the disastrous decision that has haunted her all these years. The Last Telegram uncovers the surprising truth about how the stories we weave about our lives are threaded with truth, guilt, and forgiveness. Sparked my interest from the start...charming.-Sharon Knoth, Between the Covers, Harbor Springs, MI This book will easily appeal to fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, and I can see it quickly becoming a favorite of book clubs.-Billie Bloebaum, Powell's Books
"Party Origami offers 75 sheets of gorgeous 4-color, double-sided origami papers plus instructions for 14 original projects themed for parties"-- Provided by publisher.
When the man in the yellow hat takes Curious George to the park on Easter, the little monkey has fun petting a rabbit, coloring eggs, and helping with the Easter egg hunt.
As Thomas and his friends are getting ready for the Easter parade, Sir Topham Hatt asks Thomas to go to McColl's farm and bring back an Easter egg, but Thomas must hurry if he wants to get back in time to lead the parade.
Weezy and her husband become increasingly perplexed by life challenges that compel their first daughter to move back into her childhood room, their second daughter to cancel her wedding, and their son to become enmeshed in a relationship disaster.