Barnet and Stubbs's practical guide to writing

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HarperCollins, 1995 - Education - 644 pages
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It is the high-water mark of writing guides -- one that practices what it preaches: it is a joy to read. It breaks up the editing process into four parts:
Conciseness -- keeping the writing as
short as possible.
Clarity -- keeping meaning as clear as possible.
Coherence -- keeping the thought structure logical and self-supporting.
and Emphasis -- keeping the focus on what is important.
No other writing guide that I have read is so direct and so full of examples -- good and bad -- to emphasize its point.
I can't recommend it enough.


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