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How to write short : word craft for fast times /

Main Author: Clark, Roy Peter,
Format: Book
Language: English
Edition: First edition.
Contents: When words are worth a thousand pictures -- How to write short. Collect short writing ; Study short writing wherever it finds you ; Read for focus ; Practice reading at a glance ; Follow the work of short writers ; Write in the margins ; Embrace the lyric ; No dumping ; Tape the power of two ; Learn to balance ; Give weight to one side ; Change your pace ; Hit your target ; Count to three ; Inject the juice of parallels ; Tweak the predictable ; Vary hard and soft words ; Cut it short ; Add by contraction ; Excerpt-- but in context ; Surprise with brevity -- How to write short with a purpose. Enshrine ; Crack wise ; Sound wise ; Sell ; Entice ; Surprise with content ; Reframe messages as dialogue ; Marry words with picture ; Summarize and define ; List ; Report and narrate ; Title ; Protect against the misuses of short writing -- A few final words-- 441 to be exact.
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