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Getting The Words Right

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repeat his points over and #words than is necessary to repeat his basic points over and again And he just keeps sing examples from his own work only which makes him seem pretty pompous especially when the examples aren t that great I am preparing to start revisions of my first draft and this book helped me so much I believe that if I follow the advice offered I will have an excellent book on my hands Some of the writing if I follow the advice offered I will have an excellent book on my hands Some of the writing that Mr Cheney enjoyed were not in my taste but the pages were packed with helpful advice This is a real treasure of a book one I keep going back to over and over again It covers the three fundamentals of revision reducing rearranging and rewording I highly recommend it Revision for writersAll too often one hears that revision is the key to successful writing This book offers rules for successful writing comprehensive in. Helped writers from all professions rewrite revise and refine their writing In this new edition author Theodore Cheney offers 39 targeted ways you can improve your writing including how tocreate smooth transitions between paragraphscorrect the invisible faults of inconsistency incoherence and imbalanceovercome problems of. ,
Archaic style wordy over #academic full of passive constructions I couldn t get past the first 25 pages Don t waste your time #full of passive constructions I couldn t get past the first 25 pages Don t waste your time money Three line review While there were a few hints sprinkled throughout this book that might prove helpful in my career most of this book s 257 pages are drivel Too much of this book is ego driven punctuated with notes like this is my preference There are Far Better Books Available For better books available for who want to fine tune their Not a bad book as far as writing craft goes but the BROWN typeface is brutal for those of s with less than stellar vision It s actually painful for me to read An editing book that needed editing Good but too wordy I just could not finish this book The first couple of chapters about editing were helpful but the rest of it feels like it s written for middle schoolers who don t know how to put two words tog. The Secret to Good WritingWhen asked by the Paris Review what compelled him to rewrite the ending of A Farewell to Arms 39 times Ernest Hemingway replied Getting the words right His answer echoes what every successful writer knows The secret to all good writing is revisionFor than twenty years Getting the Words Right has.
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reads like digest of rules and applications it is highly seful for the an intermediate to advanced writer who may need an extra push that writing coach that can inspire A goldmine Getting the Words Right is the perfect example of how we take things for granted like breathing Reading this book was a reminder of the basics of communication Using the best and clearest methodstools to get the point acrossThis #is definitely a keeper one I plan to refer to freuently The only issue I had was that for some points #definitely a keeper one I plan to refer to freuently The only issue I had was that for some points were many examples too many and none for others Pretty good if somewhat overlong book that gives you the basic rules for writing and revision to ensure that whatever you re writing you end A Gin-Pissing-Raw-Meat-Dual-Carburetor-V8-Son-of-a-Bitch from Los Angeles up with the perfect message principles which I should add I m notsing here Divided into 39 chapters one for each rule Cheney. Shifting point of view and styleexpress your ideas clearly by trimming away weak or extra wordsYou'll strengthen existing pieces and every future work by applying the three simple principles reduce rearrange and reword Once the secrets of *revision are yours you'll be able to follow Hemingway's lead and get the words righ. *are yours you'll be able to follow Hemingway's lead and get the words righ.