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Mastering the Craft of Writing

At a Glance

  • For writers who want to improve in the areas of emphasis, noun and verb usage, wordiness, etc.
  • Provides exercises to help writers cement the strategies in their minds
  • Gives useful and practical advice for writers of any genre or medium

You'll Love this Book if:

  • You're searching for methods to improve your writing style.
  • You're in need of instruction in the areas of: emphasis, figurative language, noun and verb usage for impact, eliminating wordiness, and more.
  • You need exercises for additional practice to cement the techniques into your mind for future use.

Are you ready to build the habits that will make you a better overall writer? More than a simple primer on writing style, Mastering the Craft of Writing presents over 50 sharply focused strategies to help writers craft stronger, more effective works, regardless of genre. Stephen Wilbers presents a series of proven methods for writing with greater emphasis, style, and personality. In addition, each of the techniques is accompanied by exercises that will test readers' comprehension and retention, and the end of each section will contain cumulative exercises.

Mastering the Craft of Writing will teach you how to:

  • Write with economy by only using strong verbs and removing wordiness
  • Write with emphasis by structuring sentences and paragraphs for flow and coherency
  • Write with distinction to add a light-hearted touch to your writing

With exercises, entertaining asides, and a wealth of useful information, Mastering the Craft of Writing is an invaluable resource for any writer. Once you master these techniques, you'll want to use them in everything you write.

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Meet the Author: Stephen Wilbers

Stephen Wilbers is a writer, consultant, columnist and trainer. He has presented seminars in effective writing to more than 10,000 business, technical, legal, and academic writers. His book on stylistic technique, Keys to Great Writing, has been described as "a writing class in a book" that "breaks down general advice on what to do into practical steps on how to do it."

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