Write to the Point

Write to the Point

by Bill Stott, William Stott
     
 

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Write to the Point is the best available guide to effective writing of non-fiction. "Have something to say, and say what you mean to say as simply as you can." Those are Bill Stott's most important points, and for all those readers who know that this simple advice may be difficult to follow, he offers encouragement on such topics as: how to find

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Write to the Point is the best available guide to effective writing of non-fiction. "Have something to say, and say what you mean to say as simply as you can." Those are Bill Stott's most important points, and for all those readers who know that this simple advice may be difficult to follow, he offers encouragement on such topics as: how to find something to say; the basics of organization, how to avoid sexist language; how much is enough; plagiarism; and basic grammar.

Columbia University Press

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William Safire - The New York Times Magazine
The year's best book for encouraging the beginning, or the intimidated, writer.

Christian Science Monitor
Super-enriched how-to book... designed to get the beginner or the pro... past the struggles of writing to the rewards of sharing something useful.

William Safire

The year's best book for encouraging the beginning, or the intimidated, writer.

— The New York Times Magazine

New York Times Magazine
The year's best book for encouraging the beginning, or the intimidated, writer.
Booknews
A simple and witty guide for those with no computer experience, providing the information needed to buy and utilize a computer system designed for the unique requirements of the writer's craft. A guide to the effective writing of non-fiction, for both novices and veterans. Stott offers advice and encouragement on such topics as: how to find something to say, basic grammar, the basics of organization, transitions, plagiarism, quoting, proofreading, and how to avoid sexist language. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231075497
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
06/03/1991
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
5.35(w) x 8.19(h) x 0.72(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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