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Working with Words in Business and Legal Writing

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ISBN-10: 0738205621

ISBN-13: 9780738205625

Edition: 2002

Authors: Lynne Agress

List price: $13.50
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Description:

This reference guide to grammar and style for the business writer explains how to write clear and concise e-mails, letters and reports.
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Book details

List price: $13.50
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 5/16/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Credits
Words on Writing
Introduction
How Literate Are You? A Grammar/Usage Quiz
Cutting Down on Words
Meaningless Words and Awkward Sentences
Jargon, Confusing Writing, Can't Masquerade As Style
Good Grammar Is Essential to Good Writing
Punctuation and Transitions: Stage Directions for the Reader
Active Versus Passive Voice: Who Is Responsible?
Structure and Organization: The Formula for Success
Striking the Right Tone
Poor Writing Is Not Style
Words on Marketing
Introduction
Writing to Market: Creating an Outstanding Sales Brochure
Writing Your Firm's Future
Writing a Winning Proposal or Business Plan
A Few Words on Technology
Communicating on the Internet
More Helping Words
A Business Is Not a University
Evaluating a Writing Course or Workshop
Selecting the Right Consultant