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The Rules of Good Style: Teach Yourself Ebook A Practical Guide for 21st Century Writers

By Katherine Lapworth

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Do you want to write more effectively, correctly and in a manner which is appropriate for this brave new world of text speak and blogging?

Whether you are a professional writer, or writing for your profession, a journalist, non-fiction writer, or simply a would-be blogger, you will find essential guidance and the latest style rules in this book.

It contains firstly a detailed breakdown of both the rules of grammar, punctuation and spelling and, secondly, a guide to making your work readable, structured and well-paced.

Unlike any other style guide, it also sets out the new and evolving rules for 21st century writing such as blogging, chatrooms, and even PowerPoint presentations.

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  • ISBN: 9781444139686
  • Publication date: 13 Jan 2012
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  • Imprint: Teach Yourself
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