Dolphin Books

A style guide for students, journalists and anyone looking to write clear prose.

A Few Words is a style guide that takes examples from Australian newspapers to give advice on grammar, phrasing and word choice.

The author, Tom Mead, was a Sydney journalist and in A Few Words carefully analyses headlines and articles explaing why poor word choice and grammar can greatly affect the intended meaning of newspaper articles.

A Few Words is a great resource for students and anyone who would like to improve their writing skills.