Essential References for Writers and Editors
The Chicago Manual of Style: The Essential Guide for Writers, Editors, and Publishers
. The bible of book, magazine, and business editors. Get the 15th edition.
The newest dictionary available (Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and The American Heritage Dictionary are editors’ favorites.)
William Strunk Jr.’s classic Elements of Style
remains one of the best introductions to clear English usage.
The Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
is an online writing guide and handbook for both experienced and inexperienced writers. Includes activities to help inspire your writing.