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Book details
  • SubGenre:Editing & Proofreading
  • Language:English
  • Pages:255
  • eBook ISBN:9781543995886

140 Writing Mistakes You Should Never Make

by William Murdick Ph.D.

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How to spot and correct mistakes in your writing that would lower your grade in a writing course or undermine your efforts at work.


This eBook describes 140 mistakes writers make in college papers and in professional texts in their work for companies or organizations. The mistakes range from big rhetorical catastrophes to minor sentence-level errors. They are real-world mistakes which the author, over several decades, has observed in student writing and in the professional workplace.

About the author
William Murdick holds a Ph.D. in Rhetoric & Linguistics. He is a professional technical writer and the author of numerous books and articles. For more than 30 years he worked as an English professor doing technical writing on the side. See his full credentials at this Web site: 140writingmistakes.com