Thinking like a writer : a lawyer's guide to effective writing and editing / Stephen V. Armstrong, Timothy P. Terrell
- From Colorado to Kansas : a writer's journey -- The principles of super-clarity -- Applying principle 1 : from logic to coherence -- Applying principle 2 : the dangers of default organizations -- Applying principle 3 : visible chunking -- Capturing your readers -- Writing effective introductions : making readers smart, attentive, and comfortable -- Paragraphs : focus, flow, and emphasis -- Sentences : the wages of syntax -- Words : precision and brevity. and Style : grace, vitality, and character -- The art of persuasion -- Overcoming the Dr. Strangelove syndrome : editing yourself and others -- Letters, emails, memoranda, briefs, and judicial opinions -- Editing examples : applying the principles and techniques -- Principles and techniques.
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