By Theodore Cheney
The mystery to solid Writing
When requested via the Paris Review what forced him to rewrite the finishing of A Farewell to Arms 39 occasions, Ernest Hemingway responded, "Getting the phrases right." His resolution echoes what each profitable author is aware: the key to all sturdy writing is revision.
For greater than two decades, Getting the phrases Right has helped writers from all professions rewrite, revise, and refine their writing. during this new version, writer Theodore Cheney bargains 39 specific methods you could increase your writing, together with how to:
- create tender transitions among paragraphs
- correct the invisible faults of inconsistency, incoherence, and imbalance
- overcome difficulties of transferring perspective and style
- express your rules sincerely through trimming away vulnerable or additional words
you are going to develop present items and each destiny paintings by means of making use of the 3 basic principlesreduce, rearrange, and reword. as soon as the secrets and techniques of revision are yours, you could stick with Hemingway's leadand get the phrases right!
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