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Sin and syntax: how to craft wickedly effective proseUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Hale, editor of the hip Wired Style (LJ 10/1/96), has put together a writing/grammar manual that is fresh and fun. The basic rules are here, and they are well explained. The "sin" from the title is ... Read full review
Sorry. The wink and nod grates.
Ms Hale thoughtfully responded with "personalized" spam nine months after I sent her a comment. I am so happy that writing to her resulted in being put on a merchant's mailing list.
The email did say she would entertain further correspondence iff I found and read her newly marketed book. That is so sweet of her! While I doubt anyone will bother to scan or upload her magnum opus, if it ever appears on a torrent site, I will gladly give it the consideration that it deserves.
Ms Hale forgot the rule which precedes (and trumps) her breezy clones of Strunk & White: don't bother writing in the first place if the prospective communication is insincere, unwelcome, or just crass.