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On Writing Well chapters 1-7

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Highlights from the first seven chapters.

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On Writing Well chapters 1-7

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  2. 2. RA L ' ' ’ _ -. ALL KINDS OF’ WRITERS & ALL KINDS OF METHODS
  3. 3. I-THE TRASACTION FIND THE REAL YOU BEHIND THE TENSION OF WRITING
  4. 4. I-THE TANSACTION 3 .3. D A L-rmsaa. -.. :aum Elm: Bar. -izrn-. ,Jd. ':n ‘mm: Em Exm . ix}. :»: i L-: e.s. mac-. 2 xw2a. a.—_ ‘4 3446:‘: ‘fin was A 5‘ l>eLa_x'e. Llazyre-. Anne Dmrn. (‘gran Re. -iii mass; mass: sxuess suns: . ;. Vain: Angehn: Lxggm in. tax aid Law . ‘a: >>91r. . F. ':'mrr'= ne mi awn: ‘~Sé5£9: mans sauna B45445! sum-. vxea. -a Renae znasu Bax - YOU ARE SELLING YOURSELF, NOT YOUR SUBJECT
  5. 5. 2-SIMPLICITY STRIP EVERY SENTENCE TO ITS CLEANEST COMPONENTS
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  7. 7. 3-CLUTTER LONG PHRASE THAT MEANS SAME AS A SHORT WORD(S)
  8. 8. 3-CLUTTER BEWARE THE LONG WORD THAT'S NO BETTER THAN THE SHORT WORD
  9. 9. YOU CAN'T ADD STYLE
  10. 10. SO BE YOURSELF
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  13. 13. 5_-_THE AUDIENCE BECAUSE IT DOESN'T MATTER IF THE READER LIKES YOU
  14. 14. ', I’) - Elmore Leonard . :.f it sourids like writiflg, I rewrite it.
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  17. 17. ASSIGNMENT CUT THE PREVIOUS ASSIGNMENT IN HALF

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