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Writing for the information age : light, layered, and linked, Bruce Ross-Larson

Label
Writing for the information age : light, layered, and linked
Title
Writing for the information age
Title remainder
light, layered, and linked
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Ross-Larson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides answers to questions about writing in the technological era, including information about manuscript preparation and writing email messages
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ross-Larson, Bruce Clifford
Dewey number
808/.042/0285
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1408
LC item number
.R727 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The effective writing series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • Technical writing
  • Report writing
  • Online data processing
  • Technical writing
  • Report writing
  • Report writing
  • Websites
Label
Writing for the information age : light, layered, and linked, Bruce Ross-Larson
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Light, layered, and linked -- 1.1 Lighten what you write -- 1.2 Layer what you write -- 1.3 Link what you write -- 2. Tools -- 2.1 Online resources -- 2.2 Dictionaries and thesauruses -- 2.3 Spelling and grammar checkers -- 2.4 Style choices -- 2.5 Automatic changes -- 2.6 Searches and word counts -- 2.7 Format choices -- 2.8 Outlines and document models -- 2.9 Contents generators -- 3. Attention-sustaining devices -- 3.1 Engaging titles and subtitles -- 3.2 Communicative contents -- 3.3 Light openings in print -- 3.4 Light openings on screen -- 3.5 Revealing headings -- 3.6 Short paragraphs, and sentences -- 3.7 Bulleted lists -- 3.8 Pull quotes -- 3.9 Real quotes -- 3.10 Boxes -- 3.11 Charts -- 3.12 Tables -- 3.13 Diagrams -- 3.14 Pictures -- 4. Structures -- 4.1 Know your topic, audience, and purpose -- 4.2 Start with your main and supporting messages -- 4.3 Think of order and hierarchy -- 4.4 Pick the right structure -- 4.5 Divide a subject into parts -- 4.6 Arrange disparate details in logical groups -- 4.7 Spell out a sequence -- 4.8 Solve a problem -- 4.9 Illustrate a concept -- 4.10 Tell a story -- 4.11 Open a pyramid -- 4.12 Chronicle events -- 4.13 Alternate between general and specific -- 4.14 Create an outline of content-rich headings -- 4.15 Assemble a detailed plan -- 5. Paragraphs -- 5.1 Keep them short -- 5.2 Lead with the topic and point -- 5.3 Stick to one subject and verb form -- 5.4 Ask a question and answer it -- 5.5 Repeat a key term -- 5.6 Repeat a sentence structure -- 5.7 Count out the supporting sentences -- 5.8 Use conjunctions -- 5.9 Use other signals -- 5.10 Use bullets -- 5.11 Link your paragraphs -- 6. Sentences -- 6.1 Common sentence patterns -- 6.2 Leading parts -- 6.3 Inner parts -- 6.4 Trailing parts -- 6.5 Occasional short forms -- 6.6 Dramatic flourishes -- 6.7 Elegant repetitions -- 6.8 Credible quotations -- 6.9 Conversational injections -- 6.10 Deft connections -- 6.11 One-syllable openings -- 7. Words and phrases -- 7.1 Search for 'and' -- 7.2 Search for '-ed' -- 7.3 Search for 'of' -- 7.4 Search for 'which' -- 7.5 Search for '-ion' -- 7.6 Trim fat -- 7.7 Choose better words -- 7.8 Make pronoun references clear -- 7.9 Arrange pairs and series from short to long -- 7.10 Keep pairs and trios parallel -- 7.11 Shorten long sentences -- 7.12 Watch 'that' and 'which' -- 7.13 Use the active voice -- 7.14 Be consistent
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume (various pagings)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036931294
Label
Writing for the information age : light, layered, and linked, Bruce Ross-Larson
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Light, layered, and linked -- 1.1 Lighten what you write -- 1.2 Layer what you write -- 1.3 Link what you write -- 2. Tools -- 2.1 Online resources -- 2.2 Dictionaries and thesauruses -- 2.3 Spelling and grammar checkers -- 2.4 Style choices -- 2.5 Automatic changes -- 2.6 Searches and word counts -- 2.7 Format choices -- 2.8 Outlines and document models -- 2.9 Contents generators -- 3. Attention-sustaining devices -- 3.1 Engaging titles and subtitles -- 3.2 Communicative contents -- 3.3 Light openings in print -- 3.4 Light openings on screen -- 3.5 Revealing headings -- 3.6 Short paragraphs, and sentences -- 3.7 Bulleted lists -- 3.8 Pull quotes -- 3.9 Real quotes -- 3.10 Boxes -- 3.11 Charts -- 3.12 Tables -- 3.13 Diagrams -- 3.14 Pictures -- 4. Structures -- 4.1 Know your topic, audience, and purpose -- 4.2 Start with your main and supporting messages -- 4.3 Think of order and hierarchy -- 4.4 Pick the right structure -- 4.5 Divide a subject into parts -- 4.6 Arrange disparate details in logical groups -- 4.7 Spell out a sequence -- 4.8 Solve a problem -- 4.9 Illustrate a concept -- 4.10 Tell a story -- 4.11 Open a pyramid -- 4.12 Chronicle events -- 4.13 Alternate between general and specific -- 4.14 Create an outline of content-rich headings -- 4.15 Assemble a detailed plan -- 5. Paragraphs -- 5.1 Keep them short -- 5.2 Lead with the topic and point -- 5.3 Stick to one subject and verb form -- 5.4 Ask a question and answer it -- 5.5 Repeat a key term -- 5.6 Repeat a sentence structure -- 5.7 Count out the supporting sentences -- 5.8 Use conjunctions -- 5.9 Use other signals -- 5.10 Use bullets -- 5.11 Link your paragraphs -- 6. Sentences -- 6.1 Common sentence patterns -- 6.2 Leading parts -- 6.3 Inner parts -- 6.4 Trailing parts -- 6.5 Occasional short forms -- 6.6 Dramatic flourishes -- 6.7 Elegant repetitions -- 6.8 Credible quotations -- 6.9 Conversational injections -- 6.10 Deft connections -- 6.11 One-syllable openings -- 7. Words and phrases -- 7.1 Search for 'and' -- 7.2 Search for '-ed' -- 7.3 Search for 'of' -- 7.4 Search for 'which' -- 7.5 Search for '-ion' -- 7.6 Trim fat -- 7.7 Choose better words -- 7.8 Make pronoun references clear -- 7.9 Arrange pairs and series from short to long -- 7.10 Keep pairs and trios parallel -- 7.11 Shorten long sentences -- 7.12 Watch 'that' and 'which' -- 7.13 Use the active voice -- 7.14 Be consistent
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume (various pagings)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036931294

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