300 Days of Better Writing



300 Days of Better Writing
2010 | ISBN: 0982267452 | English | 262 pages | EPUB | 3 MB

Learn to write clearly, correctly, and powerfully. 300 Days of Better Writing teaches you to write and edit like a professional--one day at a time. Strategies and techniques are broken down into specific actions, and major concepts are presented as a series of discrete lessons. The topic index and cross-reference guide will help you explore broad topics in depth. Use this book to answer the question, What can I do right now to make my writing better?
300 Days of Better Writing provides 300 strategies for effective writing. Broad topics are presented as individual lessons and distributed throughout the book so that you have time to learn, practice, and master one strategy before learning a new strategy on the same topic. Whether you learn one strategy a day, read them all at once, or explore a specific topic, 300 Days of Better Writing will help you write well.
As one early reader noted: 'The book's style and structure make each 'daily' lesson easy to understand and help the reader start applying the lesson immediately. Bowman skillfully hits his intended target on every page, providing great perspective and examples without unnecessary fluff. Furthermore, Bowman does a superb job of communicating the mechanics, tactics, and strategy for each tool, assisting the readers with their immediate challenges while reminding them of the 'big picture' objectives involved in any writing effort.'
Will this book help people who write [insert genre]? Yes! Most writing issues cut across writing genres. Where do you put the comma? What are the components of paragraphs? How do you structure sentences to improve reader understanding? Who is your audience? How do you transform lifeless, boring writing into vigorous writing that engages your reader? These questions apply to business, fiction, nonfiction, technical, and academic writing. So yes, if you write [insert genre again], 300 Days of Better Writing will help you.

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