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The pen commandments : a guide for the beginning writer / Steven Frank.

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Author/Creator:
Frank, Steven, 1963-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2003
Imprint:
New York : Pantheon Books c2003.
Format:
  • Book
  • xvi, 314 p. ; 20 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-306).
Contents:
  • Thou shalt honor thy reader
  • Thou shalt not waste words
  • Thou shalt not kill thy sentences
  • Thou shalt not pick on the puncts
  • Thou shalt keep thy structure holy
  • Thou shalt describe thy world, express thy opinions, and preserve thy past
  • Thou shalt take pleasure in thy pen
  • Thou shalt not take essay tests in pain
  • Thou shalt overcome writer's block
  • Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's prose
  • Appendix: The top ten grammar mistakes you shouldn't make.
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ISBN:
0375422285
9780375422287

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