Writing Public Prose: How to Write Clearly, Crisply, and Concisely by Robert M. KnightWriting Public Prose: How to Write Clearly, Crisply, and Concisely by Robert M. Knight

Writing Public Prose: How to Write Clearly, Crisply, and Concisely

byRobert M. Knight

Paperback | May 1, 2012

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Offering aspiring authors dependable skills beyond the high school classroom, this reference covers the essentials of composing superior prose. Clear instructions on all aspects are featured, including approaching a topic, penning a solid introduction, bringing a story together, and editing for precision. Guaranteed to make every word count and maintain an appropriate energy level, this expert handbook is also filled with real-world examples of published writing—both good and bad—providing quick and humorous advice for all writers looking to showcase their work in speeches, broadcasting, or on the internet.

Robert M. Knight is a former adjunct professor of journalism at Gettysburg College and Northwestern University. He has written for the Chicago Tribune, the Christian Science Monitor, Reuters, and the Washington Post. He is a former senior editor and broadcast editor of the City News Bureau of Chicago and a past president of the Chicago...
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Title:Writing Public Prose: How to Write Clearly, Crisply, and ConciselyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 7 × 4.5 × 0.3 inPublished:May 1, 2012Publisher:Marion Street Press, LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1936863014

ISBN - 13:9781936863013

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"The style guide at the end is a fine capper to a lovely little handbook that any student or writer would find useful."  —The Washington Independent Review of Books