Ideal for anyone who has to write email, letters, proposals, reports, and web content. Do you find yourself feeling blank when you face the blank page? Do you have a lot to say but don't know where to, or how to, start? Have you ever used ASAP in an email message? Do you want to write more effectively? Do you want to write in a more efficient manner? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, Harness the Business Writing Process is for you. This comprehensive business writing book introduces you to the writing process; shows you how to eliminate the blank page before you write; shows you how to (and why to) capture attention, maintain interest, and influence attitude - before you ask for action; helps you quickly outline and write short messages; helps you structure and outline long documents and write them in short, manageable chunks; helps you define (and start with) your purpose; includes sample e-mails, letters, proposals and reports; includes a number of editing and proofreading hints and tips.