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Can Do Writing™: The Proven Ten-Step System for Fast and Effective Business Writing by Judith Graham, Daniel Graham

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Introduction: Can Do Writing

Can Do Writing helps you get the job done when you write. No matter what your occupation, product, or service, with the Can Do Writing system you write successful documents in less time. The system's ten steps work through analysis, composing the draft, and editing. For each step, you use proven techniques—46 in all. These techniques are easy to learn and apply. They work for every kind of nonfiction document: from simple reports to complex proposals, informal e-mails to formal journal articles.

Can Do Writing is about getting results. You can do your job, writing a purposeful document. Your document can do its job by providing your audience the necessary information: organized, clear, concise, and easy to read. Then your audience can do its job by using the information in your document. If you discover the cure for cancer, but you can't write your findings so others can use your information, all your time in the lab may be wasted, your discovery lost. Professionals who can write useful documents are the most valuable.

Can Do Writing helps you write faster. You can quickly and systematically analyze your writing situation, compose your draft with confidence, and edit. You avoid time-consuming rewrites. When you use the system, you can manage your time and meet deadlines.

Never be intimidated by writing again: By using the Can Do Writing system, you have control. You can break the daunting work of writing into manageable tasks. You understand the logic of ...

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