About The Book Is learning how to write effectively dull or difficult? Don’t worry. Barron’s is here to help! This new edition of Painless Writing provides students with a lighthearted, step-by-step approach to understanding writing techniques. Inside you’ll find: Comprehensive instruction, including information on expressing your thoughts clearly, enlivening your writing with vivid images, avoiding the dull, passive voice, and much more Painless writing techniques with sample writing passages, painless tips, common pitfalls, and instructive tables Brain Tickler quizzes and answers throughout each chapter to test your progress Whether you’re a middle school student, high school student, or an adult looking to refresh your knowledge, Painless Writing makes learning easy, fun…and painless!