This guide provides students of all subjects with the language that they need to write about a variety of visual images. It gives inexperienced writers a starting point to say what they want to say using language that mature writers use.
How to write what you want to say … about visual images is a guide for those who know what they want to say but can’t find the words. It is unique in providing the tools for writing about the full range of visual images, including those used to inform (such as graphs, diagrams and maps) and those that tell a story or appeal to the emotions (such as artworks, photographs, sketches and illustrations). It suits inexperienced writers from the middle years of schooling onwards.