how to write a better essay, considers buying a new book on the subject, they would do well to consider one of the books on this list.
From books specifically meant for high school and college students to grammar books and citation guides, writers everywhere are sure to learn new essay writing skills after reading these books.
Travel has shifted in style and scope while tourism—that market-driven substitute for a voyage of discovery—runs the gamut from “packaged” to pretentious.
In the 21st century, the well-crafted travel essay has begun to look as nostalgic as a dusty khaki safari jacket sans logo.
Some of the topics within the book include mapping an essay, researching, avoiding plagiarism, finding your voice, and more.
Liebman states that the book can help students write an essay for any class, but that it specializes in helping students write English and history essays.
Travel is internal as well as external, and so the “story” is free to focus on subtle shifts of inner awareness.
In the words of Norman Douglas, writing in the 1920s, good travel writing “invites the reader to undertake three tours simultaneously: abroad, into the author’s brain, and into his own.” As long as wanderlust exists, an engaging travel essay will appeal to readers who expect more than mere information.
Planning a trip to an exotic destination that has yet to be tainted by tourism? The widespread use of blogs, social-networking sites, webcams and cell phones places just about every corner of the planet at our fingertips.
Suddenly, anyone with a computer can be a travel writer and any day spent far from home can be instantly shared with “friends” you’ll never see.