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Mastering the Craft of Writing

How to Write With Clarity, Emphasis, & Style

Wilbers, Stephen

(Book - 2014)
Mastering the Craft of Writing
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Make Every Word Memorable! To be remembered for your words, you need to write with skill and style. Whether you're crafting a novel, composing an e-mail, or creating a technical report, Mastering the Craft of Writing presents 52 practical techniques to improve your prose. Spend a week with each technique, or use this book as a go-to reference. Either way, you'll have the tools to enliven your writing and delight your readers. Write with economy: Eliminate wordiness, use strong verbs to drive your sentences, and don't trust modifiers. Write with emphasis: Use punctuation for effect, structure sentences and paragraphs for coherency and flow, and employ repetition to make your point. Write with distinction: Use your imagination to create the unexpected, add a light-hearted touch to your writing, and go beyond clarity to eloquence and grace. With exercises, entertaining asides, and a wealth of useful information, Mastering the Craft of Writing is an invaluable resource for any writer. Once you master these techniques, you'll want to use them in everything you write.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio :, Writer'S Digest Books,, [2014]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781599637884
159963788X
Branch Call Number: 808.042 W664m 2014
Characteristics: 311 pages;,23 cm

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Features 52 practical techniques to improve your prose. Spend a week with each technique, or use this book as a go-to reference.


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