100 Writing Remedies: Practical Exercises for Technical Writing

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Oryx Press, 1990 - Education - 177 pages
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100 Writing Remedies is the only workbook/reference that shows students how to debug faulty writing and improve their communication skills. With it, your students can benefit from the same professional instruction other writers receive when attending seminars by Edmond H. Weiss. Writing must never be as volatile as speech--because the function of writing is to permit communication across time and space.--from the Introduction

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Contents

Word Problems
3
Word Remedies
9
Bug 1 Confused Pairs
13
Copyright

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Edmond H. Wiess, PhD, is associate professor of communications for the Graduate School of Business Administration, Fordham University, New York, and an independent consultant and lecturer on technical writing, management communication, and documentation. A Fellow for the Society of Technical Communication, he is the author of 100 Writing Remedies: Practical Exercises for Technical Writing, The Writing System for Engineers and Scientists, and How to Write Usable User Documentation (originally titled How to Write a Usable User Manual). The latter is among the most frequently cited and discussed works on user documentation.

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