Write Like A Pro

Write Like A Pro

Ten Techniques for Getting your Point Across at Work (and in Life)

Book - 2016
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For those looking to become great business writers, this practical guide supplies clear instruction and examples of how to organize thoughts into written form, impart information with pinpoint accuracy, persuade, and hold the reader's interest: in short, to use language to get what you want.

• Presents a clear, no-nonsense guide to excellent writing using easily grasped tricks and techniques employed by top writers

• Encapsulates these key writing methodologies in ten basic techniques, each broken down into ten actionable steps

• Provides an immediate "take-away" and valuable, practical advice for becoming a better writer in each paragraph

• Describes and demonstrates the steps in a way that is memorable and even enjoyable to learn

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This guide enumerates ten techniques for improving business writing: using a professional's strategy to produce engaging, powerful, and persuasive writing; employing correct paragraphing to engage readers; using strong, accurate words; using a writing vivid style; avoiding mistakes in grammar and usage; incorporating concrete examples, explanations, and evidence; using simple and proven techniques of persuasion to motivate or convince; showing, rather than telling; utilizing quotes; and following a ten-step plan. Each technique is accompanied by examples and ten sets of instructions, and the final chapter provides examples of the techniques in different styles of writing, with commentary. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California :, Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC,, 2016
ISBN: 9781440844140
Characteristics: xviii, 194 p. ; 25 cm


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