Renovating Your Writing: Shaping Ideas Into Clear, Concise, And Compelling Messages

Paperback | February 17, 2012

byRichard KallanEditorRichard Kallan

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Whether outlining a persuasive speech or looking to improve overall organizational skills, Renovating Your Writing outlines the principles of effective composition and then engages the reader with constant revision and editing practices to improve writing skills at school, work, and home .

This enlightening text provides readers with unique strategies, tactics, and tips needed to improve their ability to critique and self-revise their work. Kallan introduces and emphasizes to readers the difference between the act of writing and the informed practice of writing.

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Whether outlining a persuasive speech or looking to improve overall organizational skills, Renovating Your Writing outlines the principles of effective composition and then engages the reader with constant revision and editing practices to improve writing skills at school, work, and home . This enlightening text provides readers with u...

Richard Kallan is Professor of Communication and Chair of the Communication Department. He has taught a variety of courses in writing and speaking at various universities. More recently, his teaching interests have been directed toward mentoring students through his role as coordinator of the department's internship program. Most of Pr...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.4 inPublished:February 17, 2012Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:020525439X

ISBN - 13:9780205254392

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Table of Contents

PART I: STRATEGIES, TACTICS, AND TIPS

Chapter 1: Rethinking Your Thoughts About Writing

Chapter 2: Streamlining Your Writing

Chapter 3: Constructing Sentences

Chapter 4: Constructing Paragraphs and Pages

Chapter 5: Fortifying Sentences, Paragraphs, and Pages

PART II: ADDITIONAL TOOLS

Chapter 6: Punctuation Unmasked

Chapter 7: Writing Non-Obnoxious Professional and Personal E-Mails

Chapter 8: Why You Are Not Always Read: Rating Your Readability

Chapter 9: Learning To Write Cogently