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How to Write It - (How to Write It: Complete Guide to Everything You'll Ever Write) 3rd Edition by Sandra E Lamb (Paperback)

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About the Book

A thoroughly revised and updated edition of this comprehensive guide to writing personal and professional documents with clarity, confidence, and style. Award-winning journalist Lamb transforms reluctant writers into skilled wordsmiths by providing compelling examples of nearly every type of document and form of written communication.

Book Synopsis

Write personal and professional communications with clarity, confidence, and style.

How to Write It is the essential resource for eloquent personal and professional self-expression. Award-winning journalist Sandra E. Lamb transforms even reluctant scribblers into articulate wordsmiths by providing compelling examples of nearly every type and form of written communication.

Completely updated and expanded, the new third edition offers hundreds of handy word, phrase, and sentence lists, precisely crafted sample paragraphs, and professionally designed document layouts. How to Write It is a must-own for students, teachers, authors, journalists, bloggers, managers, and anyone who doesn't have time to wade through a massive style guide but needs a friendly desk reference.

Review Quotes

"This is an extraordinary book. A reference so comprehensive, yet so simple. . . . Every person who isn't living in a cave should have this by their elbow on a daily basis."
--Richard Nelson Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute?

"To express the principles of etiquette--respect, consideration, and honesty--is to apply sincerity and tact as naturally and spontaneously as possible. How to Write It shows exactly how to do just that."
--Peggy Post, author of Emily Post's Etiquette

About the Author

Sandra E. Lamb was a technical writer, editor, and ghost writer before launching her career as a writing teacher. She has guided many diverse groups to greater eloquence, from the American National Cattlewomen's Association to the American Society of Journalists and Authors. Lamb is the author of Personal Notes and Write the Right Words. For more information, visit www.sandralamb.com.
Dimensions (Overall): 9.14 Inches (H) x 7.36 Inches (W) x 1.06 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.9 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 432
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Sub-Genre: Composition + Creative Writing
Series Title: How to Write It: Complete Guide to Everything You'll Ever Write
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Theme: General
Format: Paperback
Author: Sandra E Lamb
Language: English
Street Date: August 30, 2011
TCIN: 13554623
UPC: 9781607740322
Item Number (DPCI): 248-68-2485
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.06 inches length x 7.36 inches width x 9.14 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.9 pounds
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