Spreading good words around...
Spreading good words around...

Write Effectively: table of contents

Part 1: The quick course

 

Session 1: How this book can help

 

Session 2: So what's your real problem?

 

Session 3: What is effective writing?

 

Session 4: Getting started - the brief

 

Session 5: Sorting the information

 

Session 6: Putting together a plan

 

Session 7: writing the first draft - and enjoying it!

 

Session 8: Rewriting - ask the Big Five Questions

 

Session 8: Rewriting - sweat the details

 

Session 10: Getting others to help (not hinder)

 

Epilogue: Bringing it all together

 

 

Part 2: After Sales Service

 

 

Part 3: Some points on design

 

 

Part 4: Lists for the very keen

 

1: The list of lists

2: The parts of speech

3. Useful grammatical terms

4. Punctuation

5.Words often misspelled

6. Perilous pairs

7. More perilous pairs

8. Even more perilous pairs (international division)

9. Posh words (and their less pompous equivalents)

10 Clichés

11. Redundant words

12. Lost causes

13: Racist and sexist words you can't print

14: The wonderful world of style

15: Ten sensible principles (and the results of ignoring them)

16. Five to try on your own

17. Quotes to drop

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