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|Genre/Form:||Handbooks, manuals, etc
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|Description:||xii, 239 S. : Ill. ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||Acknowledgments; Stepping out: a prologue on diction, structure, magic and democracy; 1. Lore: on voice, music, care and thrift; 2. Sentencing: on the craft of the sentence; 3. Grace: on style, economy and poise; 4. Poetics: on creative writing; 5. Attitude: on manners and your reader; 6. Shapely thoughts: on thought, planning, structure and paragraphs; Amen: an epilogue on beauty, honesty and civility; Further reading.|
|Responsibility:||by Mark Tredinnick.|
'Most writing advice is fatuous, coma-inducing, stuffed-shirtish, elephantine, and utterly useless. Mark's is funny, pointed, lean, friendly, and useful. It matters. It's fun to read. It made me jump