Carver Mead California Institute of Technology “BUGS in Writing deserves to become a standard. I wish I’d had Lyn Dupre as my fifth-grade English teacher. BUGS in Writing, Revised Edition was developed for anyone who writes and works with Lyn Dupre presents independent and easily digestible segments. BUGS in Writing, Revised Edition: A Guide to Debugging Your Prose, 2nd Edition . Lyn Dupre. © |Addison-Wesley Professional | Out of print. Share this.
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BUGS in Writing, Revised Edition: A Guide to Debugging Your Prose, 2nd Edition
She has edited over books for various major publishers, and has worked for numerous academic institutions. She studied philosophy and law at Barnard College and at Cambridge University. You and Your Reader. Montague University of California, Santa Cruz “Ultimately, it is the playfulness and humor of the author that encourages me to keep this book on my working shelf.
BUGS in Writing, Revised Edition
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Showing of 23 reviews. PaperbackRevisedpages. However, it is very hard to find what you want. Patrick Henry Winston Massachusetts Institute of Technology On quality of scientific and technical writing would increase considerably if this book were required reading for all authors. The typesetting is unusual, and some find it distracting, although I think it’s cute. Dupre’s clear advice, presented with a sense of fun, may benefit anyone who writes.
If you’re interested in creating a ltn package for your students, contact your Pearson rep. She also works directly with graduate students and other authors to help them improve their writing. October External links: The Mathematica Journal Lyns style is wonderful: Designed for writung browsing, it comprises independent and easily digestible segments. Her fondest hope is that the availability of this book will eliminate any future need for her work as a copy editor.
Essential reading for anybody wanting to write well. Lists with This Book. Pages with related products. BUGS in Writing, written with verve and wit, may be the first book on writing that people read for sheer fun. She also works directly with graduate students and other authors to help them improve their writing. One person found this helpful. Computing Reviews “This book simply sneaks up like a cat and charms you. Dupre’s clear advice, presented with a sense of fun, may benefit anyone who writes.
Just stay away from my copy of BUGS. Rather than subjecting yourself to the pain and tedium of wading through a reference book on English grammar, pick up BUGS; you will soon find yourself browsing amusing and interesting material.
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Exercises, Examples, and Questions. Dip into it now and then.
The book is very nice and contain interesting information. I actively disagree with many of her usage suggestions, too: