Write in Style is aimed at all for whom clarity and accuracy of expression are important skills. All the main styles and grammaticalrules are covered, their sense axplained and vivid examples given of how not to write. Plenty of sound and meticulous advice is offered in a friendly and enthusiastic toneand a large part of the book covers specific types of writing, from essays and articles to minutes and reportage. The many illustrations, examples and exercises throughout help the reader put into practice the techniques and skillds the book explores.
Part One: Engage Brain and Ear Before Writing 1. Disasters 2. Triumphs Part Two: Foundations 3. Introduction 4. Bone Structure 5. Joints Part Three: Style 6. Introduction: Style Versus Fashion 7. Fight the Flab 8. Voice Interlude: Writing and Computers; Part Four: Tailor-Made 9. Introduction 10. Letters 11. Essays 12. Articles 13. Reviews 14. Reports 15. Minutes 16. Precis and Summary 17. Reportage Part Five: Grammar Primer 18. An Outline Menu 19. Inflections 20. Syntax 21. Parts of Speech (Advanced) 22. Punctuation in Speech and Quotation 23. Spelling and Confusibles