Taming the Writing Tiger: A Handbook for Business Writers offers business writers an easy-to-use reference filled with interesting, practical ideas that will enhance the quality of written communication in business letters, reports, memos, and e-mail. The book offers strategies for composing along with valuable lessons on editing the grammar, usage and mechanics of formal written English. Taming the Writing Tiger uses humorous examples and practice exercises to help business writers polish and perfect their communication skills and achieve greater business success.
Based on the firm conviction that all students can write, this combination writing guide and handbook, is an excellent desk reference as well as a superb textbook. It can be used for both English Composition I and II courses, offers students (and fledgling writers) strategies that will serve them well in developing the types of written communication and thought essential to academic, working world, and personal success. The book focuses on writing as a process and is intended to help students identify and refine their own personal writing processes. Each chapter contains a composition section, a stylistic section, and a portfolio section to support ongoing learning and writing progress. Students will want to carry this book with them as a reference tool and as an inspiration to write from the heart.