Writing Well in the 21st Century: The Five Essentials provides students, career-builders, and professional writers with the basic elements needed for writing in the 21st century. The book fully explains-and links-the five essentials of good writing: 1.punctuation, 2.grammar, 3.fact-checking, 4.style, and 5.voice. Relevant and succinctly written, Writing Well in the 21st Century: The Five Essentials gives readers the basics they need to kw to create well-written documents for school, work and in their professional writing.
Linda Spencer has taught copyediting classes in continuing education programs for over fifteen years at various schools including the University of Massachusetts and the University of Maine. In addition, she is a freelance writer and editor of various textbooks in language arts and social studies. For over ten years, Spencer has taught this approach in popular continuing education classes and, using WebEx, to students around the world-in India, Germany, and Chile.