Writing That Works: A Practical Guide for Business and Creative People

Paperback | June 1, 1989

byRichard Andersen

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Writing That Works is a complete guide to proven techniques for developing creativity by using the "cluster" and "free writing" techniques, organizing ideas, editing and rewriting the way the "pros" do and much more.

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Most writing books merely teach you how to edit your own writing. "Writing That Works" is a complete guide that shows you how to get ideas, develop them, organize them, and produce a finished product in your very own individual style. Here's how the book works: The Prewriting section shows you how to get started; how to "cluster"; and ...

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Writing That Works is a complete guide to proven techniques for developing creativity by using the "cluster" and "free writing" techniques, organizing ideas, editing and rewriting the way the "pros" do and much more.

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Most writing books merely teach you how to edit your own writing. "Writing That Works" is a complete guide that shows you how to get ideas, develop them, organize them, and produce a finished product in your very own individual style. Here's how the book works: The Prewriting section shows you how to get started; how to "cluster"; and ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 6.1 × 0.65 inPublished:June 1, 1989Publisher:McGraw

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ISBN - 10:0070016933

ISBN - 13:9780070016934

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Most writing books merely teach you how to edit your own writing. "Writing That Works" is a complete guide that shows you how to get ideas, develop them, organize them, and produce a finished product in your very own individual style. Here's how the book works: The Prewriting section shows you how to get started; how to "cluster"; and how to organize your ideas into an outline. The Freewriting section shows you how to "freewrite", and then how to freewrite from a cluster. The Rewriting section shows you how the pros do it; a fast way to do it; the thorough way to do it; and how to edit other people's writing. The Style section shows you how to develop your own style; and how to use your style to deal with paragraphs, sentences, phrases, and words. The Mechanics section deals with spelling, punctuation, syntax, and the four sure-fire steps for eliminating mechanical errors in your writing. The Business Writing section deals with how to write reports, proposals, memos, and letters. Samples of different types of letters-- persuasive, sales, complain