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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Best book on writing. - Goodreads
Without the first, good writing is impossible. - Goodreads
A small book, yet somehow jam-packed with great advice. - Goodreads
Great as both a read-through and reference. - Goodreads
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This is one of the best books I've read about writing. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

A great little book that I was first introduced to in a college writing class, but have referred to often since then. Read full review

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User Review  - Miles Solstice - Goodreads

In college, we're taught over and over again to argue and to write as if we know the answers. It's much more interesting and more reflective of reality to admit that you don't know everything, and ... Read full review

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