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How to Not Write Bad : The Most Common Writing Problems and the Best Ways to Avoid Them
by Ben Yagoda


Overview - Ben Yagoda's How to Not Write Bad illustrates how we can all write better, more clearly, and for a wider readership.
He offers advice on what he calls "not-writing-badly," which consists of the ability, first, to craft sentences that are correct in terms of spelling, diction (word choice), punctuation, and grammar, and that also display clarity, precision, and grace.
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Overview
Ben Yagoda's How to Not Write Bad illustrates how we can all write better, more clearly, and for a wider readership.
He offers advice on what he calls "not-writing-badly," which consists of the ability, first, to craft sentences that are correct in terms of spelling, diction (word choice), punctuation, and grammar, and that also display clarity, precision, and grace. Then he focuses on crafting whole paragraphs with attention tocadence, consistency of tone, sentence transitions, and paragraph length.
In a fun, comprehensive guide, Yagoda lays out the simple steps we can alltake to make our writing more effective, more interesting and just plain better."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781594488481
  • ISBN-10: 1594488487
  • Publisher: Riverhead Books
  • Publish Date: February 2013
  • Page Count: 175
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 0.51 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.36 pounds


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