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By Theodore Cheney

The mystery to sturdy Writing

When requested by way of the Paris Review what forced him to rewrite the finishing of A Farewell to Arms 39 occasions, Ernest Hemingway answered, "Getting the phrases right." His solution echoes what each winning author is familiar with: the key to all solid writing is revision.

For greater than 20 years, 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 specified methods you could enhance your writing, together with how to:

  • create gentle transitions among paragraphs
  • correct the invisible faults of inconsistency, incoherence, and imbalance
  • overcome difficulties of transferring perspective and style
  • express your rules essentially via trimming away susceptible or additional words

you are going to advance present items and each destiny paintings via using the 3 uncomplicated principles—reduce, rearrange, and reword. as soon as the secrets and techniques of revision are yours, it is easy to keep on with Hemingway's lead—and get the phrases right!

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