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The Complete Idiot’s Guide™ to Writing Well by Laurie E. Rozakis

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Chapter 4. Words, Words, Words

Words, Words, Words

Ever hear the old proverb “One picture is worth a thousand words”? Don't believe it; pictures aren't always as useful as we think. If you don't believe me, fall in a lake and pretend to drown. Instead of screaming “Help!” hold up a picture of yourself drowning. If someone pulls you out, you win.

Words are what counts when it comes to carefully written communication. In this chapter, you'll explore how to find the words you ...

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