Writing with Style Conversations on the Art of Writing
- ISBN 13:
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- Edition: 3rd
- Format: Paperback
- Copyright: 12/10/2010
- Publisher: Pearson
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A concise, witty, practical book on style that is as entertaining as it is genuinely instructive.
Writing with Style is storehouse of practical writing tips—written in a lively, conversational style. This text provides insight into: how to generate interesting ideas and get them down on paper; how to write a critical analysis; how to write a crisp opener; how to invigorate a dull style; how to punctuate with confidence; how to handle various conventions—and much more.
This textbook describes a remarkably effective method for generating ideas and converting them into coherent prose. It helps students overcome difficulty with generating ideas and developing these ideas in their writing. It also specifies the all-important fundamentals of good writing–Then explains with wit and common sense precisely why these elements are so fundamental.
This bestselling brief text is for anyone who needs tips to improve writing.