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Sin and Syntax How to Craft Wicked Good Prose

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ISBN-10: 0385346891

ISBN-13: 9780385346894

Edition: 2013

Authors: Constance Hale

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Today’s writers need more spunk than Strunk: whether it's the Great American e-mail, Madison Avenue advertising, or Grammy Award-winning rap lyrics, memorable writing must jump off the page. Copy veteran Constance Hale is on a mission to make creative communication, both the lyrical and the unlawful, an option for everyone.With its crisp, witty tone,Sin and Syntaxcovers grammar’s ground rules while revealing countless unconventional syntax secrets (such as how to use—Gasp!—interjections or when to pepper your prose with slang) that make for sinfully good writing. Discover how to:*Distinguish between words that are “pearls” and words that are “potatoes”* Avoid “couch potato thinking” and…    
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/13/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.24" wide x 7.91" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

Constance Hale is the author of Wired Style and Sin and Syntax. She has taught at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at HarvardUniversity and UC Berkeley Extension. She is based in San Francisco,California.