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How to write (better)

Whether you're taking an exam, or want to hone your craft, here's a collection of manuals, essays, and general advice on finding le bon mot or developing style.

10 items

The Elements of Style

by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White ; illustrated by Maira Kalman. |

Grammar in plain English

by Harriet Diamond and Phyllis Dutwin. |

Next word, better word

Stephen Dobyns. |

Pen on fire

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett. |

Seize the story

Victoria Hanley. |