• Title: To the Point: A Dictionary of Concise Writing
  • Author: Robert Hartwell Fiske
  • ISBN: 9780393347173
  • Page: 471
  • Format: Paperback
  • To the Point A Dictionary of Concise Writing 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
    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 thWho 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 pithy vocabulary.To the Point is the perfect reference book for anyone who wants to communicate effectively through clear and beautiful writing.

    One Reply to “To the Point: A Dictionary of Concise Writing”

    1. An effective reference for countering wordy writing. Pleasant reading as well.Notes:Polonius: What do you read, my lord?Hamlet: Words, words, words.The Perfectibility of Words--Of Polish and Panache reducing # of words in a phrase substituting a single word for a phrase --Euphemisms Instead Of Use The Imperfectibility of People---business jargon---political cant---academic speakDictionary of Concise WritingGuide to obfuscation: a reverse dictionary

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