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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Good writing must: 1. - Goodreads
Without the first, good writing is impossible. - Goodreads
A small book, yet somehow jam-packed with great advice. - Goodreads
This is a very practical book on writing. - Goodreads
Best writing book I've ever read, hands-down. - Goodreads
Trimble's tips are invaluable. - Goodreads

Review: Writing with Style: Conversations on the Art of Writing

User Review  - Audrey - Goodreads

Not so much a nuts-and-bolts kind of book, but more conversations about writing itself: how to go about writing. There are also some tips about usage, punctuation and so forth, but mostly it gives ideas about the writing process. Read full review

Review: Writing with Style: Conversations on the Art of Writing

User Review  - Faith Gutierrez - Goodreads

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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