How to Write Persuasively Today, 1st Edition

  • Carolyn Davis
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  • ISBN-10: 031337838X
  • ISBN-13: 9780313378386
  • DDC: 808.042071
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 143 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released June 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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HOW TO WRITE PERSUASIVELY TODAY is an authoritative handbook for getting your point across, a step-by-step how-to guide for making sure you say what you mean in the clearest, most effective way possible. Drawing on over three decades of professional writing and speaking experience, author Carolyn Davis breaks down the challenges, issues, and potential pitfalls involved in persuasive writing, providing practical strategies and solutions for communicating with the utmost clarity, precision, force, and style. It is a presentation filled with vivid, often humorous real-life examples of writing and presentations of all kinds-one that also equips readers with the tools needed to assess and evaluate everything from advertising claims to political propaganda to survey results.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
1: Series Foreword.
2: Acknowledgments.
3: What Am I Writing?.
4: Issues and Challenges.
5: Problems and Solutions.
6: Strategies for Success: Everything That Attracted Me to Reading Reports for School, College, and Business I Learned by the Fourth Grade.
7: Resources for the Future.
About the Author.