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How to not write bad : the most common writing problems and the best ways to avoid them

Autor: Ben Yagoda
Editora: New York : Riverhead Books, 2013.
Edição/Formato   Imprimir livro : Inglês : First Riverhead trade paperback editionVer todas as edições e formatos
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Offers a guide for crafting sentences and paragraphs that are both effective and interesting and that combine clarity with correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
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Gênero/Forma: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Tipo de Documento Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Ben Yagoda
ISBN: 9781594488481 1594488487
Número OCLC: 795167076
Descrição: xi, 175 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Conteúdos: Part I. How to not write bad: the one-word version --
Part II. How to not write wrong : The elements of house style : Numbers and abbreviations ; Capitalization ; Italics ; There is no reason ever to use boldface in a piece of writing, except for a section heading (like this) --
Punctuation --
Words : The single most common mistake is the most easily fixable ; Spelling ; Wrong word --
Grammar : Sanitized ; Skunked ; Still wrong --
Part III. How to not write bad : Punctuation : Quotation marks ; Exclamation points, dashes, semicolons, colons, parentheses, italics, and rhetorical questions --
Words and phrases : Really quick fix: avoid these words! ; Short is good (I) ; Precision: words that are a bit off ; Avoid clichés like the plague ; Euphemisms, buzzwords, and jargon --
Sentences : Word rep. ; Strong start ; End strong ; Short is good (II) ; The perils of ambiguity ; What is the what? Or, the trouble with vague pronouns ; When you catch a preposition, kill it ; To use to be or not to use to be ; What the meaning of "is is" is ; Tone --
Sentence to sentence, paragraph to paragraph.
Responsabilidade: Ben Yagoda.

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Offers a guide for crafting sentences and paragraphs that are both effective and interesting and that combine clarity with correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

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