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Getting The Words RightGetting the Words Right is the perfect example of ow 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 one I plan to refer to The only issue I ad was that for some points there were many examples plan to refer to The only issue I Lonestar Sanctuary had was that for some points there were many examples many and none for others Not a bad book as far as writing craft goes but the BROWN typeface is brutal for those of us with less than stellar vision It s actually painful for me to read I am preparing to start revisions of my first draft and this bookelped me so much I believe that if I follow the advice offered I will Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator have an excellent book on myands Some of the writing samples that Mr Cheney enjoyed were not in my taste but the pages WERE PACKED WITH HELPFUL ADVICE I JUST COULD NOT packed with Understanding the Black Economy and Black Money in India helpful advice I just could not this book The first couple of chapters about editing wereelpful but the rest of it feels like it s written for middle schoolers who don t know Desperate (Bad Baker Boys, how to put two words together with about 100 times words than is necessary to repeatis basic points over and over again And Biocentrismo. L'universo, la coscienza. La nuova teoria del tutto he just keeps using examples fromis own work only which makes A Small C Compiler Language Usage Theory and Design him seem pretty pompous especially when the examples aren t that great Revision for writersAll too ofte. The Secret to Good WritingWhen asked by the Paris Review what compelledim 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 as. N one ears that revision is the Key To Successful Writing This Book Offers to successful writing This book offers for successful writing comprehensive in scope and purpose While it reads like a digest of rules and applications it is Truly Irresistible highly useful for the an intermediate to advanced writer who may need an extra push that writing coach that can inspire A goldmine Three line review While there were a fewints sprinkled throughout this book that might prove Whisper Loudly 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 people who want to fine tune their writing skills 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 up with the perfect message principles which I should add I m not usingere Divided into 39 chapters one for each rule Cheney argues uite effectively that the process splits into three basic principles reduce rearrange and reword This of course oversimplifies things orribly but serves as a useful way of splitting up the bookI felt that the book loses its way in the middle a little though perhaps it s not intended to be read from cover to cover in one go The author does admit in the After. Helped writers from all professions rewrite revise and refine their writing In this new edition author Theodore Cheney
39 targeted ways you can your writing including ow tocreate smooth transitions between paragraphscorrect the invisible faults of inconsistency incoherence and imbalanceovercome problems of. .