The Resource Writing to persuade : how to bring people over to your side, Trish Hall

Writing to persuade : how to bring people over to your side, Trish Hall

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Writing to persuade : how to bring people over to your side
Title
Writing to persuade
Title remainder
how to bring people over to your side
Statement of responsibility
Trish Hall
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In the tradition of The Elements of Style comes Trish Hall's essential new work on writing well--a sparkling instructional guide to persuading (almost) anyone, on (nearly) anything. Drawing on her vast experience editing everyone from Nobel Prize winners and global strongmen (Putin) to first-time pundits (Angelina Jolie), Hall presents the ultimate guide to writing persuasively for students, job applicants, and rookie authors looking to get published. She sets out the core principles for connecting with readers--laid out in illuminating chapters such as 'Cultivate Empathy,' 'Abandon Jargon,' and 'Prune Ruthlessly.' Hall offers an infinitely accessible primer on the art of effectively communicating above the digital noise of the twenty-first century.In the tradition of The Elements of Style comes Trish Hall's essential new work on writing well--a sparkling instructional guide to persuading (almost) anyone, on (nearly) anything. Hall spent years immersed in argument, passion, and trendsetting ideas--but also in tangled sentences, migraine-inducing jargon, and dull-as-dishwater writing. Drawing on her vast experience editing everyone from Nobel Prize winners and global strongmen (Putin) to first-time pundits (Angelina Jolie), Hall presents the ultimate guide to writing persuasively for students, job applicants, and rookie authors looking to get published. She sets out the core principles for connecting with readers--laid out in illuminating chapters such as 'Cultivate Empathy,' 'Abandon Jargon,' and 'Prune Ruthlessly.' Combining boisterous anecdotes with practical advice (relayed in 'tracked changes' bubbles), Hall offers an infinitely accessible primer on the art of effectively communicating above the digital noise of the twenty-first century"--
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LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hall, Trish
Dewey number
808/.042
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1408
LC item number
.H3134 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • Persuasion (Rhetoric)
Label
Writing to persuade : how to bring people over to your side, Trish Hall
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Becoming a writer -- Becoming an editor -- Running op-ed -- Dealing with celebrities -- Finding your voice -- When to go personal -- Know your audience -- You like dogs? So do i! -- Play on feelings -- The power of empathy -- Don't argue -- Tell stories -- Why facts matter, even when they don't -- Focus. Be specific. Prune. And kill the jargon -- Coming up with ideas -- How to please editors -- We believe what we believe -- The power of moral values -- What really changes people -- Coda : go forth!
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 206 pages
Isbn
9781631493058
Lccn
2019005692
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 2019005692
  • (OCoLC)1090279279
Label
Writing to persuade : how to bring people over to your side, Trish Hall
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Becoming a writer -- Becoming an editor -- Running op-ed -- Dealing with celebrities -- Finding your voice -- When to go personal -- Know your audience -- You like dogs? So do i! -- Play on feelings -- The power of empathy -- Don't argue -- Tell stories -- Why facts matter, even when they don't -- Focus. Be specific. Prune. And kill the jargon -- Coming up with ideas -- How to please editors -- We believe what we believe -- The power of moral values -- What really changes people -- Coda : go forth!
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 206 pages
Isbn
9781631493058
Lccn
2019005692
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 2019005692
  • (OCoLC)1090279279

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