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How to Write It: A Complete Guide to Everything You'll Ever Write

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Write personal and professional communications with clarity, confidence, and style.

How to Write It is the essential resource for eloquent personal and professional self-expression. Award-winning journalist Sandra E. Lamb transforms even reluctant scribblers into articulate wordsmiths by providing compelling examples of nearly every type and form of written communication.
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Paperback, Third Edition, 432 pages
Published August 30th 2011 by Ten Speed Press (first published February 1999)
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A good jumping point for personal letters, business plans and other professional matters. If you're looking for story writing tools, this isn't what you need.
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A useful collection of templates for all sorts of writing situations.
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I began my career as a technical writer, and quickly learned that the engineers I worked with, although brilliant, were extremely challenged in their ability to communicate effectively in writing. My early experiences led me to write How to Write It, Personal Notes, Write the Right Words, 3000 Power Words and Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews, and most recently, Writing Well for Business S ...more
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