You Can Say That Again: 750 Redundant Phrases to Think Twice About

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Book You Can Say That Again: 750 Redundant Phrases to Think Twice About Redundancies are all around us. If you write, no matter how careful you are redundancies will creep into your writing. You Can Say That Again: 750 Redundant Phrases to Think Twice About by Marcia Riefer Johnston is a short book listing a number of redundant phrases that are ‘the result of semi-conscious writing.’ This is an excellent reference book for any writer, whether you’re penning fiction or nonfiction. I keep the free copy that I received for review near my computer whenever I write—including this review—as a tool to help me avoid the sin of creeping repetition.A useful guide, and here I’ll risk providing the author with grist for any update she decides to do by describing it as ‘hilariously funny,’ because, in addition to being useful, it was fun to read.. You Can Say That Again: 750 Redundant Phrases to Think Twice About am Books A light look at how we fill our writing, our speech, and our thoughts with needlessly repetitive okay, just repetitive words Includes a list of 750 redundant phrases we hear and use say it ain t so every day.. When Marcia was 12, American Girl magazine printed her eight paragraph story, The Key, and paid her 15 She has been writing ever since.To share her love of writing, she has written two books Word Up How to Write Powerful Sentences and Paragraphs And Everything You Build from Them You Can Say That Again 750 Redundant Phrases to Think Twice AboutAt Lake Forest College, she wrote one act plays that were performed on the campus stage, learned from, and buried She studied under Raymond Carver and Tobias Wolff in the Syracuse University creative writing program She taught technical writing in the Engineering School at Cornell University She has done writing of all kinds for organizations of all kinds, from the Fortune 500 to the just plain fortunate.Marcia has written for the scholarly journal Shakespeare Quarterly, the professional journal Technical Communication, and the weekly newspaper Syracuse New Times She used to write letters by the boxful She has contributed posts to her daughter s Peace Corps blog, texts to her son s cell phone, and answers to her husband s crossword puzzles Her words have landed on billboards, blackboards, birthday cakes, boxes of eggs, and the backs of her books She lives in Portland, Oregon.. Bestseller Books You Can Say That Again: 750 Redundant Phrases to Think Twice About Redundancies are all around us. If you write, no matter how careful you are redundancies will creep into your writing. You Can Say That Again: 750 Redundant Phrases to Think Twice About by Marcia Riefer Johnston is a short book listing a number of redundant phrases that are ‘the result of semi-conscious writing.’ This is an excellent reference book for any writer, whether you’re penning fiction or nonfiction. I keep the free copy that I received for review near my computer whenever I write—including this review—as a tool to help me avoid the sin of creeping repetition.A useful guide, and here I’ll risk providing the author with grist for any update she decides to do by describing it as ‘hilariously funny,’ because, in addition to being useful, it was fun to read.

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    When Marcia was 12, American Girl magazine printed her eight paragraph story, The Key, and paid her 15 She has been writing ever since.To share her love of writing, she has written two books Word Up How to Write Powerful Sentences and Paragraphs And Everything You Build from Them You Can Say That Again 750 Redundant Phrases to Think Twice AboutAt Lake Forest College, she wrote one act plays that were performed on the campus stage, learned from, and buried She studied under Raymond Carver and Tobias Wolff in the Syracuse University creative writing program She taught technical writing in the Engineering School at Cornell University She has done writing of all kinds for organizations of all kinds, from the Fortune 500 to the just plain fortunate.Marcia has written for the scholarly journal Shakespeare Quarterly, the professional journal Technical Communication, and the weekly newspaper Syracuse New Times She used to write letters by the boxful She has contributed posts to her daughter s Peace Corps blog, texts to her son s cell phone, and answers to her husband s crossword puzzles Her words have landed on billboards, blackboards, birthday cakes, boxes of eggs, and the backs of her books She lives in Portland, Oregon.

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  • Redundancies are all around us If you write, no matter how careful you are redundancies will creep into your writing You Can Say That Again 750 Redundant Phrases to Think Twice About by Marcia Riefer Johnston is a short book listing a number of redundant phrases that are the result of semi conscious writing This is an excellent reference book for any writer, whether you re penning fiction or nonfiction I keep the free copy that I received for review near my computer whenever I write including th [...]


  • Light hearted, quick read that helps point to redundancies in writing Marcia is delightful and her personality comes through in her books This would be a helpful book for students or other people who want to improve their writing.


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