Chapter 1: Good Writing


William Strunk Jr., and E. B. White, The Elements of Style, 3rd ed. (New York: Macmillian, 1979), 23.


Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables (New York: Penguin Books), 5.


Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls (New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1940), 471.

Chapter 2: Start-Up Strategies


The material in this section was adapted from Deborah Dumaine and the Better Communications® Team, Instant-Answer Guide to Business Writing, Lincoln, NE: Writers Club Press, 2003, and Deborah Dumaine and the Better Communications® Team, Write to the Top: Writing for Corporate Success, New York: Random House, 2004 (revised edition).

Chapter 3: The First Draft


This section was adapted from “Writing Clearly,” ...

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