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The little red writing book : 20 powerful principles of structure, style, & readability

Author: Brandon Royal
Publisher: Cincinnati : Writer's Digest Book, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides readers with principles to ensure their writing is readable, concise, convincing and grammatically correct. Easy to read with concise explanations and non-intimidating instruction. Develop  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Royal, Brandon.
Little red writing book.
Cincinnati : Writer's Digest Book, ©2004
(DLC) 2004047772
(OCoLC)54822566
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brandon Royal
OCLC Number: 647067265
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (160 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Structure --
1. Write with a top-down approach --
2. Break things down --
3. Use transition words --
4. Employ the six basic writing structures --
5. Keep like things together --
Style --
6. Support what you say --
7. Personalize examples --
8. Keep it simple --
9. Cut down long sentences --
10. Eliminate needless words --
11. Gain active power --
12. Favor verbs, not nouns --
13. Always use parallel forms --
14. Capitalize on sentence variety --
15. Choose an appropriate tone --
Readability --
16. Capitalize on layout and design --
17. Employ readability tools --
18. Consider using headings and headlines --
19. Keep your writing gender neutral --
20. Go back and rework your writing --
Grammar --
30 rules of grammar --
Using correct grammatical idioms --
A few highlights on correct punctuation.
Responsibility: Brandon Royal.

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