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By William Brohaugh

"These days, so much creative-writing classes train self-indulgence. Write Tight counsels self-discipline. it's worthy greater than a school schooling. Its suggestion is gold." -Dean Koontz

Foreword by way of Lawrence Block

Not because the components of fashion has a writing advisor had the power to show a writer's paintings round so successfully. each author struggles with retaining their prose concentrated and concise, yet strangely few books deal with this crucial subject. Write Tight is an informative and totally readable consultant that tackles those concerns head-on.

William Brohaugh, former editor of Writer's Digest, is going past the dialogue on redundancy and overwriting to tackle evasiveness, affectations, roundabout writing, tangents and "invisible" phrases. different issues include:

-Outlining the 4 degrees of wordiness
-Identifying sixteen kinds of flabby writing
-Exercises that aid writers stay away from wordiness
-Streamlining via sidebars and checklists
-Tests that express how concise a writer's prose is

"Write Tight is a supremely worthy, 'must-have' for aspiring writers in all fields from prose to nonfiction, journalistic reproduction, screenwriting and rather a lot more." -Midwest publication assessment

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