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Sin and Syntax: How to Craft Wickedly Effective Prose

Constance Hale

ISBN:

9780767903097

Publisher:

Broadway Books

Publication Date:

2001

Binding:

Softcover

Synopsis:
In a crisp, witty tone, this guide covers grammar's ground rules while revealing countless unconventional syntax secrets that make for sinfully good writing, such as how to use GASP! interjections or when to pepper your prose with slang. Each chapter includes cardinal sins and carnal pleasures of writing, as well as invigorating examples, from Shakespearean soliloquies to Apple's "Think Different" campaign.
For students, professionals, and seasoned writers alike, the spirited yet practical SIN AND SYNTAX shows how to write prose that is effective and stylish.

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Other editions: Hardcover - 1999


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