Edit yourself: a manual for everyone who works with words

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Barnes & Noble Books, Jan 1, 2003 - English language - 109 pages
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This is a somewhat disappointing reference subtitled A manual for everyone who works with words. It is organized into two sections. What Editors Look For, contains 11 chapters that deal with topics ... Read full review

Contents

Fat
3
The Better Word
9
Pronoun References
13
Order in the Sentence
17
Shorter Sentences
20
Dangling Constructions
23
Abused Relatives
25
The Active Voice
29
Parallel Constructions
32
Consistency
34
Basic Tools
40
WHAT EDITORS CUT
43
CHANGE AND COMPARE
45
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