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Writing well : the essential guide

Author: Mark Tredinnick
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Writing Well is a guide to expressive creative writing and effective professional prose.

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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Tredinnick
ISBN: 0521727685 9780521727686
OCLC Number: 255070668
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.

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'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 Read more...

 
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