The Resource Edit yourself : a manual for everyone who works with words, by Bruce Ross-Larson

Edit yourself : a manual for everyone who works with words, by Bruce Ross-Larson

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Edit yourself : a manual for everyone who works with words
Title
Edit yourself
Title remainder
a manual for everyone who works with words
Statement of responsibility
by Bruce Ross-Larson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Think you have a way with words? Whether you're a student or a teacher, an assistant or a business executive, even a writer or an editor, most likely your writing can be enhanced and improved. Enter Edit Yourself, Bruce Ross-Larson's clear-cut, concise guide to grammar and the written word. In Part 1, he puts you at the editor's desk, revealing the most common cuts, changes, and comparisons made for clearer, crisper, and more effective sentences. Train your eye to spot errors; be on the lookout for the better word, and more. Part 2 ties it all together with more than 1,500 alphabetized recommendations, providing simple and straightforward ways to improve your writing. - Jacket flap
Cataloging source
ATA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
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Ross-Larson, Bruce Clifford
Dewey number
808.042
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE1460
LC item number
.R725 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
NLM call number
PE 1460 R725 2003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • Language
  • English language
Label
Edit yourself : a manual for everyone who works with words, by Bruce Ross-Larson
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- Part 1 : What editors look for. Fat -- The better word -- Pronoun references -- Order in the sentence -- Shorter sentences -- Dangling constructions -- Abused relatives -- The active voice -- Parallel constructions -- Consistency -- Basic tools -- Part 2 : What editors cut, change, and compare
Extent
1 online resource (109 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033580653
Label
Edit yourself : a manual for everyone who works with words, by Bruce Ross-Larson
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- Part 1 : What editors look for. Fat -- The better word -- Pronoun references -- Order in the sentence -- Shorter sentences -- Dangling constructions -- Abused relatives -- The active voice -- Parallel constructions -- Consistency -- Basic tools -- Part 2 : What editors cut, change, and compare
Extent
1 online resource (109 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033580653

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