Resources on writing community health assessments

Riveting Reports, Powerful paragraphs, Stunning sentences are slim volumes that can be bought individually or in one hard-cover volume. These easy-to-read books concisely illustrate how to write succinct, but powerful reports.

Elements of Style by William Strunk,Jr. Asserting that one must first know the rules to break them, this classic reference book is a must-have for any student and conscientious writer. Intended for use in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature, it gives in brief space the principal requirements of plain English style and concentrates attention on the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated.

Writer's Web A writers handbook designed and maintained by University of Richmond, Virginia,students and faculty. Includes a useful handout on "How to make your writing concise and clear" based on UCLA English professor Richard Lanham's easy-to use "paramedic method".