Concise Guide to Technical and Academic Writing
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David Bowman's 6th writing guide focuses on concepts and skills for writing technical and academic documents. Writers of white papers, journal articles, graduate papers, research studies, instructional texts, project reports, dissertations, and more will find this concise guide invaluable.
Technical and academic writing share one thing in common: they present focused information to a targeted audience to accomplish a specific purpose. Technical and academic writing can be, and need to be, good writing. By presenting the principles of good writing, strategies for clear technical and academic writing, and essentials of writing mechanics, this concise guide shows you how to write well. Sample topics: paragraph format, sentence structure, concise writing, headings and seriation, objectivity, and style.
Learn to think about your writing in a new way. Learn to write in a straightforward, clear, and engaging manner that makes your point and gets the response you desire. If you write technical or academic documents, you need this book.
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