|A mere 105 pages, this slim volume packs in all
sorts of vital information for the freelance writer. Written in a
crisp and honest style, it's easy to use, making it perfect for
the writer's desk.
Broken up in to a series of 'rules,' Strunk et. al. review the
principles of good writing and usage in easily understandable
language. There are plenty of examples so you can figure out
exactly what they are suggesting.
For instance, if you want to be clear on the difference between
passive and active voice, you'll find it here, and quickly. Or,
tighten up your manuscript by reviewing "Omitting Needless Words."
Finally, before sending any manuscript, read and re-read "An
Approach to Style." Here are 21 'reminders' we all need to
remember and use. Absolutely a requirement for anyone who wants to
Elements of Style now!