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Mastering the Craft of Writing : How to Write with Clarity, Emphasis, & Style
by Stephen Wilbers


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Make Every Word Memorable

To be remembered for your words, you need to write with skill and style. Whether you're crafting a novel, composing an e-mail, or creating a technical report, Mastering the Craft of Writing presents 52 practical techniques to improve your prose.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Make Every Word Memorable

To be remembered for your words, you need to write with skill and style. Whether you're crafting a novel, composing an e-mail, or creating a technical report, Mastering the Craft of Writing presents 52 practical techniques to improve your prose. Spend a week with each technique, or use this book as a go-to reference. Either way, you'll have the tools to enliven your writing and delight your readers.

  • Write with economy: Eliminate wordiness, use strong verbs to drive your sentences, and don't trust modifiers.
  • Write with emphasis: Use punctuation for effect, structure sentences and paragraphs for coherency and flow, and employ repetition to make your point.
  • Write with distinction: Use your imagination to create the unexpected, add a light-hearted touch to your writing, and go beyond clarity to eloquence and grace.
With exercises, entertaining asides, and a wealth of useful information, Mastering the Craft of Writing is an invaluable resource for any writer. Once you master these techniques, you'll want to use them in everything you write.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781599637884
  • ISBN-10: 159963788X
  • Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
  • Publish Date: April 2014
  • Page Count: 311
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds


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