Writing with style: conversations on the art of writing

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Prentice-Hall, 1974 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 143 pages
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A storehouse of practical writing tips, written in a lively, conversational style. Readers lean to develop a żwriter's senseż: the book demonstrates that writing is really applied psychology since it is essentially the art of creating desired effects. Provides an explanation of what effects are desirable and how to create them. An exceptional book that works successfully on several levels simultaneously. Provides new insight into: how to generate interesting ideas and get them down on paper; how to write a critical analysis; how to write a crisp opener; how to invigorate a banal style; how to punctuate with confidence; how to handle various conventions, and much more. For anyone who needs a reference guide on writing.

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Easy to read and understand. - Goodreads
Without the first, good writing is impossible. - Goodreads
So good! A delightful romp for any prose nerd. - Goodreads
A small book, yet somehow jam-packed with great advice. - Goodreads
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I was also fortunate enough to have been a student of Professor Trimble at the University of Texas. We used this book in his class and it was superb. Just the right amount of information to give me ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carlos E. Montijo - Goodreads

This is one of the best books I've read about writing. Unfortunately, I disagree with Trimble's endorsement of foul language. He evidently thinks profanity can make writers more expressive and "raw ... Read full review

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Contents

Getting launched
3
Thinking well
13
How to write a critical analysis
25
Copyright

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