Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace

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Longman, 2010 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 265 pages
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Williams' own clear, accessible style models the kind of writing that audiences both in college and after will admire. The principles offered here help writers understand what readers expect and encourage writers to revise to meet those expectations more effectively. This book is all you need to understand the principles of effective writing.

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User Review  - Liladillerauthor - LibraryThing

Very specific and practical advice to use to self-edit. The only thing I disagreed with is at the very end when he said that a few "rules" are just up to the writer: if you want to use a comma, use ... Read full review

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User Review  - marikolee - LibraryThing

This book did an excellent job providing examples of poor writing and providing exercises in how to fix those problems. The section on clarity was enlightening and well organized. It can be difficult ... Read full review

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