It is appropriate for a wide variety of audiences and uses including elementary through university students, for schooling, home schooling, writing workshops, self-help, and it is a handy desktop resource for writers of all ages. Underpinned by the belief that grammar improves writing, this easily understood resource provides a variety of helps in four components of writing-words, sentences, paragraphs, and papers. Appropriate words lead to effective sentences; sensible sentences create effective paragraphs; and powerful paragraphs generate well-organized papers. Every section and the appendices include helpful hints, guidelines, and resources that benefit every writer. This book is an indispensable desktop resource for every teacher and writer...a resource that truly improves your writing.