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Curious Case Of The Misplaced Modifier

Author : Bonnie Trenga
ISBN : 1582975612
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The Seven Writing Mysteries that Really Matter Most people think that good grammar leads to good writing. But the truth is that while good writing may be technically correct, it's also strong, concise, and specific. This guide identifies the seven writing weaknesses that editors everywhere must fix again and again; in fact, almost all of an editor's corrections on any piece of writing will come from the material covered in this book's lessons. In an engaging solve-the-mystery format, you'll solve these cases: The Tantalizing Tale of Passive Voice The Peculiar Puzzle of the Vague -ing Word The Confusing Caper Concerning the Super-Long Sentence You don't have to wade through hundreds of pages of dry grammar references to improve your writing. Rather than memorize the picky details that very few people care about, learn what really leads to good writing in this easy-to-use and friendly book.

Write Better Right Now

Author : Mary-Kate Mackey
ISBN : 9781632659385
Genre : Business & Economics
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In almost any career, you must know how to write—even if it’s not part of your job description. But if you are a reluctant writer, producing even the simplest memo may be a struggle. Write Better Right Now is the springboard to get you ahead in any job, passion project, or situation that requires writing skills. No matter what you are called upon to do—blog posts, speeches, web content, press releases, or more—this step-by-step manual gives you the solid techniques you need to get the task done. Write Better Right Now works because it is: Short—It takes a concise approach, from first thoughts to final edits, and its “mix-and-match” structure means you only have to read the sections you need. Practical—It is loaded with summations, short cuts, tips, cheat sheets, and hands-on exercises. Solution-driven—Knowing where you’ve gone wrong is half the battle. Write Better Right Now offers you the tools to identify your own problem patterns and choose the quickest and most appropriate fixes. You can improve your writing today. With straightforward guidance, Write Better Right Now is the quick read for productive people who need to create clear and crisp communication—right now.

Studying Primates

Author : Joanna M. Setchell
ISBN : 9781108421713
Genre : Science
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The essential guide to successfully designing, conducting and reporting primatological research.

Word Up How To Write Powerful Sentences And Paragraphs

Author : Marcia Riefer Johnston
ISBN : 9780985820312
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Want to know how to write more powerfully? You've come to the right book. Word Up!—an eclectic collection of essays, more inspiration guide than style guide—serves up tips and insights for anyone who wants to know how to write with umph. Word Up! does what too few writing books do: it practices while preaching, shows while telling, uses powerful writing to talk about powerful writing. Word Up! explores the perplexities and celebrates the pleasures of the English language. It leaves you smiling—and ready to conquer your next blank (or blah) page.

American Book Publishing Record

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Library Journal

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Curious Subjects

Author : Hilary M. Schor
ISBN : 9780199928095
Genre : Law
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Curious Subjects makes the striking and original argument that what we find at the intersection between women subjects (who choose and enter into contracts) and women objects (owned and defined by fathers, husbands, and the law) is curiosity.

Reporting Technical Information

Author : Kenneth W. Houp
ISBN : 0205272215
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : UOM:39015066099238
Genre : English literature
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The Curious Writer

Author : Bruce Ballenger
ISBN : 0321095316
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Ballenger's (Boise State University) places inquiry at the center of his learning strategy, encouraging students to choose topics they know little about, because they hold the most potential for learning. The model for inquiry used in the text borrows from the formal process used in the sciences by asking the student to continually look at data

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