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The​ ​Thinking​ ​Stage:​​ ​Words​ ​–​ ​​Write​ ​to​ ​the​ ​Point

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Sam
​ ​Leith​ ​is​ ​an​ ​English​ ​author,​ ​journalist​ ​and​ ​literary​ ​editor​ ​of​ ​The​ ​Spectator.

In​ ​Write​ ​to​ ​the​ ​Point,​ ​Sam​ ​Leith​ ​lays​ ​bare​ ​the​ ​secrets​ ​to​ ​successful​ ​communication,​ ​examining​ ​any number​ ​of​ ​different​ ​writing​ ​situations​ ​​ ​from​ ​book​ ​to​ ​blogpost,​ ​from​ ​job​ ​applications​ ​to​ ​Twitter​ ​​ ​and accompanying​ ​them​ ​with​ ​concrete​ ​and​ ​well-illustrated​ ​dos​ ​and​ ​don’ts.​ ​He​ ​explores​ ​​ ​and,​ ​where necessary,​ ​explodes​ ​​ ​hoary​ ​pieces​ ​of​ ​style​ ​advice.​ ​He​ ​also​ ​discusses​ ​how​ ​language​ ​​ ​as​ ​a​ ​social activity​ ​​ ​is​ ​bound​ ​to​ ​change​ ​over​ ​time,​ ​and​ ​why​ ​knowing​ ​your​ ​audience​ ​and​ ​getting​ ​the​ ​tone​ ​right​ ​is always​ ​more​ ​important​ ​than​ ​sticking​ ​to​ ​a​ ​set​ ​of​ ​rules.

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