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The Writer"s Digest dictionary of concise writing

by Robert Hartwell Fiske

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Published by Writer"s Digest Books in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Usage -- Dictionaries.,
  • Report writing -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Previously published as: Guide to concise writing.

    Other titlesDictionary of concise writing
    StatementRobert Hartwell Fiske.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1460 .F47 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 p. ;
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL970094M
    ISBN 100898797551
    LC Control Number96006788
    OCLC/WorldCa34281889

    "Previous editions published under the Titles: The Dictionary of Concise Writing, The Writer's Digest Dictionary Of Concise Writing, And Guide To Concise Writing." Description: xiii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Advice on Writing . Best Reference Books Ever All The Writer's Digest Character Naming Sourcebook by. Sherrilyn Kenyon (Goodreads Author) avg rating — ratings. score: , and 3 people voted Barnhart Concise Dictionary .

    Books on Writing (Mobi,Epub,PDF) Type: Fiction & Fantasy Michael Knost How to Write Great Essays Learningexpress Editors The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing Editors Of Writers Digest Books The Facts on File Dictionary of Allusions Martin H. Manser It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences: A Writer. Concise writing is that which makes a strong point using few words. The idea is to rid your sentences of any unneeded words and structure them in the most effective way. This will make your writing more concise—and therefore easier to read and digest. Write .

      "Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts." - William Strunk in his classic text The Elements of Style. What is Concise Writing? Writers . How to Sculpt Concise Sentences (So Your Message Becomes Clear and Strong) “Write tight” may be the name of a writers’ book. It rhymes. practice your skills, and get professional feedback so you become a confident business writer. Take on any writing .


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