WorldCat Identities

Venolia, Jan

Overview
Works: 16 works in 76 publications in 1 language and 5,102 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Dictionaries  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PE1112, 428.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jan Venolia
Write right! : a desktop digest of punctuation, grammar, and style by Jan Venolia( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written to be a constant desktop companion, this book simplifies the most important points of English language
Better letters : a handbook of business & personal correspondence by Jan Venolia( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handbook for writing business and personalletters that includes examples of each and appendices for word choices, postal service abbreviations, forms of address, and tests for self-appraisal
Write right! A desk drawer digest of punctuation, grammar & style by Jan Venolia( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kids write right! : what you need to be a writing powerhouse by Jan Venolia( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes grammatical terms, offers examples of punctuation usage, and explains how to write a winning book report
Rewrite right! : how to revise your way to better writing by Jan Venolia( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rewrite right! : your guide to perfectly polished prose by Jan Venolia( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone knows that writing can be improved by the simple process of reviewing, editing, and rewriting, but many struggle with how to go about critiquing their own work'be it a letter to a friend, an important business document, or an academic essay. Fortunately, help is at hand in REWRITE RIGHT!, the definitive guide to polishing your prose. According to writing authority Jan Venolia, the skills needed to revise your work are surprisingly easy to learn and a cinch to incorporate into everyday writing routines. This practical guide describes in clear, direct language how to effectively rewrite a report, letter, essay, or article, so that writers of all levels can improve the quality of their work and harness the power of language. From the Trade Paperback edition
The right word! : how to say what you really mean by Jan Venolia( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to speaking correctly that defines commonly misused words and phrases
The right letter! : how to communicate effectively in a busy world by Jan Venolia( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Replaces previous edition. In today''s hectic world of cell phones, email, and instant messages, is it still worthwhile to know how to write a good letter' Absolutely! An attractive, well-written letter can grab the reader''s attention and hold it long after someone else''s email has been discarded. It can make a strong, lasting impression on a hiring manager, potential client, or faraway friend who receives it. In other words, the letter is still an important professional and personal communication tool, one that too few people know about these days. In this completely revised and updated edition of BETTER LETTERS, writing authority Jan Venolia dispenses expert advice on creating the perfect letter, covering composition, style, and format. With THE RIGHT LETTER! your message will rise above the rest. - This handy, portable addition to the Right! series (650,000 copies sold) is an important guide to effective letter writing, including a section on email. - With so many people complaining about the glut of email, spam, and misinformation, this reference is needed now more than ever. - Previous editions of BETTER LETTERS have sold more than 80,000 copies. From the Trade Paperback edition
Write right! : a Canadian desk-drawer digest of punctuation, grammar, and style by Jan Venolia( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challiss Gore-- the California I saw by Challiss Gore( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Write right! Rewrite right! : a desktop digest of punctuation, grammar, and style by Jan Venolia( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The right word! : how to say what you really mean by Jan Venolia( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This ... guide ... presents commonly misused words and phrases, along the way exploring the fun and folly of language. [This book is] for people who love words and for all of us who need to use them correctly.-Back cover
Congo my country by Jan Venolia( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The right letter! : how to communicate effectively in a busy world by Jan Venolia( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Covering both business and personal correspondence, from resumes to expressions of sympathy, this [book] includes an essential section on writing and managing email.-Back cover
Kids write right! : what you need to be a writing powerhouse by Jan Venolia( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Who or whom? What's a gerund? When can I hyphenate that adjective? How do I write a winning book report? Why should I care? ... Keep [this book] on your desk, and you'll always know how to tell the difference between a predicate and a participle or a direct and indirect object. Simple descriptions of grammatical terms, clear examples of punctuation usage, and ... hints on writing style give [the reader] the armor to take on any grammar dragons and tame them into pet iguanas.-Back cover
Write right! : a Canadian desk-drawer digest of punctuation, grammar, and style by Jan Venolia( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Write right! : a desktop digest of punctuation, grammar, and style
Alternative Names
Venolia, Janet G.

Venolia, Janet Gore.

Venolia, Janet Gore 1928-

Languages
English (76)

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Better letters : a handbook of business & personal correspondenceKids write right! : what you need to be a writing powerhouseRewrite right! : how to revise your way to better writingRewrite right! : your guide to perfectly polished proseThe right word! : how to say what you really meanThe right letter! : how to communicate effectively in a busy world