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To the Point free pdf Who doesn't hate wading through wordy paragraphs? Unfortunately, many writers don't realize when they are padding their sentences and obscuring their meaning. Enter To the Point, the essential guide to writing succinctly. Featuring hundreds of new entries, this freshly updated edition is complete with: * A guide to the basics of writing concisely, including how to reduce the number of words in a phrase, substitute a single word for a phrase, and delete extraneous words and phrases. * The "Dictionary of Concise Writing," which gives concise alternatives to thousands of wordy phrases. Language expert Robert Hartwell Fiske uses each wordy phrase in a sentence and then rewrites or deletes the phrase entirely to show how the sentence can be improved. * The brand new "Guide to Obfuscation: A Reverse Dictionary," which helps writers build a more pithy vocabulary. To the Point is the perfect reference book for anyone who wants to communicate more effectively through clear and beautiful writing.

About Robert Hartwell Fiske

Robert Hartwell Fiske is the editor and publisher of The Vocabula Review, an online journal about the English language. The author of The Dictionary of Unendurable English and other books about language, he lives in Rockport, Massachusetts.

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Author : Robert Hartwell Fiske
Publisher : WW Norton
Data Published : 04 April 2014
ISBN : 0393347176
EAN : 9780393347173
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 608 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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