The Student Writer's Guide to Avoiding “Dead Words”

by James Deaux



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/19/2015

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 148
ISBN : 9781503578746
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 148
ISBN : 9781503578753
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 148
ISBN : 9781503578739

About the Book

The Student Writer's Guide to Avoiding Dead Words is a reference/instructional book to help students of all ages avoid the most commonly used words in the English language—often referred to as “dead words.” Where this book differentiates itself from common thesauri is that each “dead word” is followed by a list of synonyms, as well as places the writer should use them. After all, what good is substituting a word when you do not know the specific contexts of it?

About the Author

James Deaux is a native of Atlanta, Georgia, and has always held writing in the top spot of his favorite hobbies. He is married to his lovely wife, Catrina, and they hope to adopt a child within the next eighteen months. James also currently cohosts a monthly Parsec-award-nominated podcast, "Tranquil Tirades," where the worst movies of all time are put under a microscope of sarcasm and mockery.