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Words Fail Me : What Everyone Who Writes Should Know About Writing

Words Fail Me : What Everyone Who Writes Should Know About Writing - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0156010870

Cover of Words Fail Me : What Everyone Who Writes Should Know About Writing 99 (ISBN 978-0156010870)
ISBN13: 978-0156010870
ISBN10: 0156010879

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Harvest Books
Published: 1999
International: No

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Words Fail Me : What Everyone Who Writes Should Know About Writing - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0156010870

Patricia T. O'Conner

ISBN13: 978-0156010870
ISBN10: 0156010879

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Harvest Books
Published: 1999
International: No
Summary

Whether you are working on the novel that's been in the back of your mind for years or simply facing an increasing demand to write well at work or school, the fact remains: more and more of us are writing more often these days-reports, e-mails, faxes, and newsletters. But despite the increase in written communication, something has been lost-the fundamentals of good writing. Grammar maven Patricia T. O'Conner comes to the rescue with the most painless, practical, and funny writing book ever written. In short, snappy chapters filled with crystal-clear examples, amusing comparisons, and humorous allegories that cover everything from "Pronoun Pileups" and "Verbs That Zing" to "What to Do When You're Stuck," O'Conner provides simple, straightforward tips to help you sort your thoughts and make sentences that make sense. Push aside those stuffy old-fashioned rule books, because O'Conner has written the most accessible and enjoyable book yet for today's writer.

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