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Books on writing
The Plain English Approach to Business Writing by
Publication Date: 1990-01-01
See CHAPTER 10 for the Executive Summary
In The Plain English Approach to Business Writing, Edward Bailey--offers a powerful new communications tool. Written for busy professionals who want to improve the quality and clarity of their own (or their staff's) writing style, this no-nonsense guide is an indispensable office companion.
From the basics to the fine tuning, he offers practical advice on clarity and precision, organization, layout, and a host of other important writing topics.The Plain English Approach to Business Writing can be read in an hour--and used for the rest of one's life.
More writing resources
Writing Clearly by
Publication Date: 2004-04-28
Improve your writing skills at your own pace How do you target a specific audience in writing? What makes up a strong thesis statement? (SEE PAGE 36+)
How do you achieve unity and coherence in a final draft?
With Writing Clearly: A Self-Teaching Guide, you'll discover the answers to these questions and many more about the basics of communicating effectively through the written word. Each chapter in this hands-on guide focuses on key steps in the writing process, identifying the shared and differing skills demanded by each type of writing, be it a persuasive essay, a business letter, or a scientific report. The straightforward, structured format of Writing Clearly makes it fully accessible, providing an easy-to-understand, comprehensive overview for everyone-from students beginning to build skills, to adults looking to improve their writing, to the experienced writer hoping to further hone skills in a certain area. Like all Self-Teaching Guides, Writing Clearly allows you to build gradually on what you have learned-at your own pace. Questions and self-tests reinforce the information in each chapter and allow you to skip ahead or focus on specific areas of concern. Packed with useful, up-to-date information, this clear, concise volume is a valuable learning tool and reference source for anyone who wants to develop or improve his or her basic writing skills.