Jan Yager, Ph.D.
   

EFFECTIVE BUSINESS & NONFICTION WRITING,
2nd edition by Jan Yager, Ph.D.
(Hannacroix Creek books, 2001)


(originally published as
HOW TO WRITE LIKE A PROFESSIONAL

under the author's maiden name of
J.L. Barkas, ARco, 1985)

Contents

Acknowledgments

Preface to the Second Edition

Preface to the First Edition

  1. Words, Words, Words: An Introduction 1
  2. Writer's Block 11
  3. Tools of the Trade 31
  4. Content 45
  5. Style 69
  6. Writing for Work, School, or Personal Reasons 87
  7. Getting Your Writing Published 103
    Sample Book Proposal
  8. Conclusion: Building on the Skills You Have 137

Index 159

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