Author Linda G. Turrell’s new book “Writing Good Sentences: Mastering Language Arts” is a guide to making sentences vivid, logical, and more meaningful to the reader

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Recent release “Writing Good Sentences: Mastering Language Arts” from Page Publishing author Linda G. Turrell is an informative guide to acquiring the skills to understand how a writer constructs the individual parts that make good sentences. This workbook explores the ten key aspects of creating a solid sentence, including knowing how to work with simple, compound, complex, run-ons, fragments, infinitives, participles, and appositives, and knowing how to make sentences vivid, logical, and meaningfully sharp with expanded sentence meaning.

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Linda G. Turrell, a state conference speaker, columnist, consultant, award-winning instructor, and national judge for instructional media who has taught writing for thirty years and authored dozens of books and professional articles, has published her latest book “Writing Good Sentences: Mastering Language Arts”: the fourth in a series of interactive resources for educators teaching critical writing skills to students in middle school and beyond.

Why read this book? This book walks readers through the ten writing skills needed to master the art of writing good sentences. Whether it is the skill of crafting clear, logical, coherent, or vivid sentences, writers will expand their skills.

No matter where one’s experiences lead, they will have these skills:
1.    Sentences types—simple, compound, and complex
2.    Sentences—run-on and fragment
3.    Sentence types—infinitive, participle, and appositive
4.    Sentences—declarative, interrogative, imperative, exclamatory
5.    Sentence word choice—choosing vivid words
6.    Sentence logic—understanding cause and effect
7.    Sharpening sentences
8.    Expanding sentence meaning through description
9.    Expanding sentence meaning using nouns
10.    Expanding sentence meaning—using verbs

Linda writes, “The ten steps explored in this book explain the process by examples, exercises, and reproducibles. These lessons will show you HOW to MASTER this skill.

It can be used both inside and outside the classroom by students and independent learners. The clear explanatory material is followed by reproducible activities that will help bring writing mastery. An answer key is included. This book is volume four of the MASTERING LANGUAGE ARTS SERIES. Volume one, WRITING GOOD STORIES, volume 2, EVERYDAY WRITING, and volume three, MASTERING PUNCTUATION, are companion books in the series.”

This unique approach will help beginner writers, as well as writers who want to work on specific writing skills. This book is written by an award-winning instructor who has taught how to master many types of writing over the course of thirty years. She has published twenty-three books and fifteen professional articles, has been a state conference speaker, columnist, consultant, and instructional review columnist, and has served as a national judge for instructional media. And she is the holder of the TEXTY award given nationally for excellence in instructional writing. She was one of three in her category, and that series has been in print for twenty-three years used in classrooms across the nation. Linda G. Turrell has ten instructional books in two languages in 311 libraries worldwide.

Published by Page Publishing, Linda G. Turrell’s practical guide is an invaluable resource for teachers and novice authors in all genres seeking to elevate their writing skills for maximum effect.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Writing Good Sentences: Mastering Language Arts” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing:

Page Publishing is a traditional, full-service publishing house that handles all the intricacies involved in publishing its authors’ books, including distribution in the world’s largest retail outlets and royalty generation. Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create - not mired in logistics like eBook conversion, establishing wholesale accounts, insurance, shipping, taxes, and so on. Page’s accomplished writers and publishing professionals allow authors to leave behind these complex and time-consuming issues to focus on their passion: writing and creating. Learn more at http://www.pagepublishing.com.

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