Writing for the Information Age (Paperback)

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Writing for the Information Age (Paperback)

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An Elements of Style for the twenty-first century.


In today's society, a wealth of information can be obtained at the touch of a button. But while information is abundant, time, unfortunately, is not. How do you present your material in a way that grabs—and holds—the attention of your audience? Whether you are writing a report, drafting email, creating a Power Point presentation, or building a Web site, this book shows how to use language that is easily accessible, never oppressive. It explains how to organize content in progressive, digestible detail, allowing readers to navigate a document's contents and to move quickly to areas of interest. And it describes how to link ideas within a document and across the mediums of print, Internet, and CD-ROM. Each two-page spread covers one subject and is linked to other subjects for further study. More than one hundred sets of recommendations, backed by concrete examples, cover everything from common grammatical mistakes to the basics of using charts and tables.
Bruce Ross-Larson lives in Washington, D.C.
Product Details ISBN: 9780393345018
ISBN-10: 0393345017
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: September 17th, 2002
Pages: 200
Language: English