[The Writers Diet] E–pub Õ Helen Sword


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    [The Writers Diet] E–pub Õ Helen Sword To begin with let me point out how criminally expensive this book is I bought it from the publisher's website for 31 NZD and the book is the ti

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    Helen Sword ☆ 8 Read characters Ý eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Helen Sword [The Writers Diet] E–pub Õ Helen Sword A succinct book with simple but essential tips on writing 5 sacred rules 1 Use active verbs whenever possible2 Favour concrete language over vague abstractions3 Avoid long strings of prepositional phrases4 Employ adjectives and adverbs only when they contribute something new to the meaning of a sentence5 Reduce your dependence on fo

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    [The Writers Diet] E–pub Õ Helen Sword Oh no I thought this short book would be terrific This book is wasting a great metaphor Fit writing is a great phrase with

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    [The Writers Diet] E–pub Õ Helen Sword At 77 pages The Writer's Diet A Guide to Fit Prose is the size of an ambitious pamphlet Like its predecessor The Elements of Style it packs direct sage advice between its modest covers One of the best themes that returns throughout the book is that The Writer's Diet is not a plug and chug system it cannot evaluate the merits of an argument or diagnose the effectiveness of an author's style but can only point out where unnecessa

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    [The Writers Diet] E–pub Õ Helen Sword Short to the point Good bookThe core idea seems to be keep writing simple It can be simpler than you realize Stick to SVO structure as much as possible using lemmas where you can Spice up your writing with variety rather than complexity Create vivid mental animations via concrete nouns and specific active verbs Prepositions are garbage Ad words adjectives and adverbs are mostly garbage But worst of all are d

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    Read & Download The Writers Diet [The Writers Diet] E–pub Õ Helen Sword characters Ý eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Helen Sword The The writers diet is about choosing active verbs avoiding nomilzations adverbs and filler words Use preposition that convey motion and use them with care Keep the verb close the subject Great excersize Abstract to concrete then back again – take abstract word and make it concrete Take concrete word and make it abstract Avoid s

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    [The Writers Diet] E–pub Õ Helen Sword Good but fairly basic information that may be of less use to writers who are accomplished self editors Sword has a very useful online tool that will analyze a 100 1000 word snippet of prose for four excesses comm

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    [The Writers Diet] E–pub Õ Helen Sword characters Ý eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Helen Sword Helen Sword ☆ 8 Read The book is well written and I'm guess it can be useful for many to improve their writing style It was suggested to me when I was looking for help on improving my PhD thesis but the help I needed was not for stylistic but or

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    [The Writers Diet] E–pub Õ Helen Sword Nothing in this was particularly groundbreaking to me actually I'd never really thought about preposition choice b

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    [The Writers Diet] E–pub Õ Helen Sword I think this book has some truly helpful writing tips but is let down by the fatphobic framework The act of writing isn't something that needs to add shame to people about their bodies I'm also a bit skeptical in how usef

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The Writers Diet Summary ☆ 108 Hort book is packed with excellent advice on writing offered with charm and good cheer –Steven Pinker Johnstone Professor of Psychology Harvard University and author of The Sense of Style The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century ‘Does my style look big in this’ The Writer’s Diet shows us how to measure our verbal shape honestly and unflinchingly in private see what we need to tone and train in simple steps that we can all enjoy Concise punchy engaging practical effective Helen Sword’s instant classic has become even fitter in this new edition – Professor Brian Boyd the University of Auckla. The book is well written and I m guess it can be useful for many to improve their writing style It was suggested to me when I was looking for help on improving my PhD thesis but the help I needed was not for stylistic but organizational and content improvement so I didn t find it as useful personally I do like that the book has many clear good and bad examples for the writing aspects it focuses on and it does nicely draw a parallel between writing and a diet Pleasant and useful read The book is not long but coupled with the online test and time spent on thoroughly going through the exercises it has a greater value

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The Writers Diet Summary ☆ 108 Is your writing flabby or fit If your sentences are weighed down with passives and prepositions be verbs and waste words The Writer’s Diet is for you This book will help you energise your writing and strip unnecessary padding from your prose The Writer’s Diet offers a short sharp introduction to great writing Through the online test at wwwwritersdietcom and the analysis and examples in this book Helen Sword teaches writers of all kinds – students to teachers lawyers to librarians – how to transform flabby sentences into active energetic prose The book and the website enable writers to diagnose their writing for f. Oh no I thought this short book would be terrific This book is wasting a great metaphor Fit writing is a great phrase with metaphors of exercise dieting and training all finding a placeBut this is too basic and chaotic in its argument Page upon page I pondered the point of the proseA fine writer who drained the power of a great idea

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The Writers Diet Summary ☆ 108 Lab – passives and prepositions weak verbs and waste words – and energise their work by stripping away unnecessary padding The rules of good writing are deceptively simple but this book helps writers to see those principles at work through examples by stylish authors from Charles Dickens to John McPhee First published in 2007 The Writer’s Diet became a bestselling handbook and now returns refreshed alongside a new version of wwwwritersdietcom The book will highlight your bad habits and sharpen your style – for clearer crisper sentences filled with words that count Who says nutritious material must be bland This s. At 77 pages The Writer s Diet A Guide to Fit Prose is the size of an ambitious pamphlet Like its predecessor The Elements of Style it packs direct sage advice between its modest covers One of the best themes that returns throughout the book is that The Writer s Diet is not a plug and chug system it cannot evaluate the merits of an argument or diagnose the effectiveness of an author s style but can only point out where unnecessary words remain or where poor structural choices hamstring a sentence s ideas The virtue of The Writer s Diet is that it offers its readers a stark look at the ideas about writing that they take for granted

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  • The Writers Diet
  • Helen Sword
  • English
  • 28 April 2019
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