HOMETHE UNQUIET DAUGHTER EXCERPTBooksTHE NEW YORK TIMESDAILY NEWS SUNDAY MAGAZINETHE DAILY BEASTASSOCIATED PRESSTHE EVENING SUNTHE MIAMI NEWSSUNSHINE MAGAZINENEW YORK MAGAZINEMIAMI MAGAZINEOTHER ARTICLESTHE UNQUIET DAUGHTER synopsis:NOTES FOR JOURNALISM, WRITING STUDENTSSELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR WRITERS, JOURNALISTSABOUT DANIELLE FLOODLINKS & CREDITSBOOK SIGNINGSCONTACT DANIELLE FLOOD
Danielle Flood's Favorite Books and Links for Writers; A Bibliography

Must Have:
 
A good Thesaurus and dictionary.
 
For almost 40 years I have loved ROGET'S INTERNATIONAL THESAURUS, THIRD EDITION, published by Thomas Y. Crowell Co., New York.
 
I like WEBSTER'S NEW UNIVERSAL UNABRIDGED DICTIONARY, but the choice is subjective.
 
Favorites:
 
ON WRITING WELL by William Zinsser. 
 
All books by William Zinsser.
 
THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE by William Strunk, Jr., and E.B. White.
 
THE ART OF READABLE WRITING by Rudolph Flesch. (In print for some 45 years.)
 
THE PROFESSIONAL JOURNALIST by John Hohenberg.
 
WWW.SREE.NET-- Sreenath Sreenivasan's fabulously loaded site full of tech and blog tips for journalists and others.
 
 
Others, fondly recalled, in no particular order:
 
THE ASJA GUIDE TO FREELANCE WRITING, edited by Timothy Harper, forward by Samuel G. Freedman, Professor and Associate Dean of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
 
LETTERS TO A YOUNG JOURNALIST by Samuel G. Freedman.
 
A TREASURY OF GREAT REPORTING, edited by Louis L. Snyder and Richard B. Morris.
 
A DICTIONARY OF MODERN ENGLISH USAGE by H.W. Fowler.
 
REPORTING/WRITING FROM FRONT ROW SEATS by staffers of The Associated Press, compiled and edited by Charles A. Grumich
 
WRITING NEWS FOR BROADCAST by Edward Bliss Jr. and John M.Patterson.
 
 
A Good Idea to Have and Know:
 
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS STYLEBOOK 2009 (Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law) By Associated Press.
 
THE COPYRIGHT HANDBOOK HOW TO PROTECT AND USE WRITTEN WORKS by Stephen Fishman.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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