This reference book is a prescriptive American English writing style guide comprising eight "elementary rules of usage", ten "elementary principles of composition", "a few matters of form", a list of forty-nine "words and expressions commonly misused", and a list of fifty-seven "words often misspelled". In 2011, Time magazine listed The Elements of Style as one of the 100 best and most influential books written in English since 1923.
There's no need to fear the big, bad world of writing with The Little Red Writing Book in hand. Brimming with clever advice, this reference book offers writers a concise guide to penning strong and effective work for all occasions.
Author Brandon Royal offers clear explanations and non-intimidating instruction based on the four pillars of sound writing – structure, style, readability, and grammar.