Is this the right book for me? A book written specifically for adults experiencing problems with their writing. Improve Your Handwriting is the only title to be written specifically for adults who are experiencing problems with their writing. Co-authored by a world-renowned expert on handwriting and a professional calligrapher, it uses self-diagnosis tests to help you identify your problem, before encouraging you to experiment and choose the style that suits you best. Covering everything from holding a pen, to the difficulties that left-handers face, and the problems that may be caused by medical conditions, you will be come away from the book armed with the ability to write with ease and confidence.
Improve Your Handwriting includes: Part One: Handwriting problems Chapter 1: Self-diagnosis Chapter 2: More about self-diagnosis Chapter 3: Practical matters Chapter 4: Help for left-handers Chapter 5: More serious problems Part Two: How to put things right Chapter 6: Regaining control Chapter 7: Rhythm and texture Chapter 8: A training model Chapter 9: Joining up Chapter 10: Personal modifications Chapter 11: Capital letters Part Three: Before and after Part Four: Finishing touches Chapter 12: Layout Chapter 13: A more formal model Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of how to improve your handwriting. Five things to remember Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Rosemary Sassoon is a handwriting consultant specialising in the educational and medical areas. Her background is in lettering and design, but her fieldwork and research into adult problems form the basis for this book. She lectures widely and is the author of several books. Gunnlaugur SE Briem is a designer with a Ph.D from the Royal College of Art in London who divides his time between Britain and California. He has taken an active interest in the experimental teaching of italic handwriting in his native Iceland. He is on the advisory board of Visible Language and has designed several typefaces, including a new family for the Times newspaper.
Part one: Handwriting problems 1. Self-diagnosis 2. More about self-diagnosis 3. Practical matters 4. Help for left-handers 5. More serious problems Part two: How to put things right 6. Regaining control 7. Rhythm and texture 8. A training model 9. Joining up 10. Personal modifications 11. Capital letters Part three: Before and after Part four: Finishing touches 12. Layout 13. A more formal model