An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style

Author: Benjamin Dreyer

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group (2019-01-29)


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A witty, informative guide to writing from Random House's longtime copy chief and one of Twitter's leading language gurus—a twenty-first-century Elements of Style.
We're all of us writers: We write term papers and office memos, letters to teachers and product reviews, appeals to politicians, journals, and blog entries. Some of us write books. All of us write emails. And we all want to write them better: We want to make our points more clearly, more elegantly; we want our writing to be appreciated, to be more effective; we want—to be quite honest—to make fewer mistakes. Benjamin Dreyer is here to help.
As authoritative as it is amusing, Dreyer's English distills everything Random House copy chief Benjamin Dreyer has learned from the scores of books he has copyedited into a useful guide not just for writers but for everyone who wants to put their best foot forward in writing prose. Dreyer offers lessons on the ins and outs of...