Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace
Pearson Higher Ed, Feb 14, 2013 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 272 pages
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Engaging and direct, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace is the guidebook for anyone who wants to write well.Engaging and direct, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace is the guidebook for anyone who wants to write well.
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser 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