Writing Clear Prose

Writing Clear Prose

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by George Perkins
     
 

A handbook for writers. Intended for self-help and classroom use, it contains chapters on the paragraph, the sentence, diction, the writing as a whole, and style, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Intended primarily to clarify the writing of essays, memoirs, and other forms of non-fiction, it also provides suggestions for improving fictional style.

Overview

A handbook for writers. Intended for self-help and classroom use, it contains chapters on the paragraph, the sentence, diction, the writing as a whole, and style, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Intended primarily to clarify the writing of essays, memoirs, and other forms of non-fiction, it also provides suggestions for improving fictional style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940000903162
Publisher:
George Perkins
Publication date:
04/28/2010
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
331,603
File size:
311 KB

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Meet the Author

Ann Arbor writer, scholar, world traveler. My wife, Barbara Perkins, and I have sold over a million copies of our books, which include THE AMERICAN TRADITION IN LITERATURE and THE READER'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN LITERATURE. We have recently turned to Lulu for publishing quality paperbacks. These may be found at:


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Books found there include CRUISING THE MEDITERRANEAN AND ATLANTIC (illustrated, color), AROUND THE WORLD ON THE QE2 (illustrated, black and white), THE MACHINE STOPS AGAIN (updating the classic E. M. Forster Science-Fiction story from 1909), and OUR WEDDING JOURNEY (a return to the far different world of 1965, when France, Italy. Switzerland, England, Scotland, and Wales could all be visited for very little money, lavishly illustrated with color photos taken at the time.

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Writing Clear Prose 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I havent read this yet but i loce to write and im a student!
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