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    (E–pub READ) [Dreyers English] I just love this book When I first heard Terry Gross interviewing Dreyer on NPR’s Fresh Air I thought he was trying too hard to make amusing something that can be utterly stultifying However when I had the chance to listen to Dreyer reading the book published by Penguin Random House Audio I was entranced and delighted How can this be you ask It is simply perverse and counterintuitive that reading a style book on writing would be amusin

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    (E–pub READ) [Dreyers English] As a copy editor myself and a big fan of Benjamin Dreyer's Twitter presence I was dying to get my hands on this book and it did not disappoint Not only is this book funny and fun to read it's so so helpful for anyone seeking to improv

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    Benjamin Dreyer ä 6 Summary (E–pub READ) [Dreyers English] If you think I am not the kind of person to read a style guide you are correct I do not read them for fun or pleasure and I try to avoid them even for professional growth But I knew this one would be different as I've followed Dreyer on Twitter for several years and he also follows me full disclosure I had enough of a hunch that it would be a true delight that I even read the AUDIOBOOK Yes that is correct I rea

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    characters Dreyers English Benjamin Dreyer ä 6 Summary (E–pub READ) [Dreyers English] Best book on the English language you are likely to ever read You'll laugh as much as you learn Don't skip the footnotes

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    (E–pub READ) [Dreyers English] Come for the text but stay for the footnotes This is a witty and informative guide to copy editing I might have thought that a copy editor would be hidebound with a guide that tells you what is always right and what is always wrong Dreyer is open to what others might consider wrong such as liaise as a verb though he can still be very much peeved by impact used instead of affect Grammar punctuation formatting and word choice did

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Free download ´ Dreyers English 106 A witty informative guide to writing good English from Random House's longtime copy chief and one of Twitter's leading enforcers of proper grammar a twenty first century Elements of Style As authoritative as it is amusing this book distills everything Benjamin Dreyer has learned from the hundreds of books he has copyedited including works by Elizabeth Strout E L Doctorow and Frank Rich into a useful guide not just for writers but for everyone who wants to put their best foot forw. As a copy editor myself and a big fan of Benjamin Dreyer s Twitter presence I was dying to get my hands on this book and it did not disappoint Not only is this book funny and fun to read it s so so helpful for anyone seeking to improve their writing or editing skills I ve been in this business for nearly 25 years and didn t think I d actually learn anything new from Dreyer s English but I was astonished to realize there were a few things I d been doing wrong all this time Maybe that doesn t sound too astonishing to you but I m pretty good what at what I do If Benjamin Dreyer can teach me a few things it s safe to say we can all learn something from him and he presents it all in a sensible lucid friendly rarely dogmatic wayI thought about deducting a star because I disagreed with Dreyer on a few things and also because reading a book on language usage all the way through as you d read a novel is bound to result in a few less than riveting moments But ultimately I decided neither of those criticisms was particularly fair An English language reference book that s both enjoyable and legitimately helpful is a rare thing indeed Let s all read it and reap the benefits of our improved ability to understand and communicate with one another Ek Chithrha Sukh useful guide not just for writers but for everyone who wants to put their best foot forw. As a copy editor myself and a big fan of Benjamin Dreyer s Twitter presence I was dying to get my hands on this book and it did not disappoint Not only is this book funny and fun to read it s so so helpful for anyone seeking to improve their writing or editing skills I ve been in this business for nearly 25 years and didn t think I d actually learn anything new from Dreyer s English but I was astonished to realize there were a few things I d been doing wrong all this time Maybe that doesn t sound too astonishing to you but I m pretty good what at what I do If Benjamin Dreyer can teach me a few things it s safe to say we can all learn something from him and he presents it all in a sensible lucid friendly rarely dogmatic wayI thought about deducting a star because I disagreed with Dreyer on a few things and also because reading a book on language Mapa Regional Castilla y León, Madrid usage all the way through as you d read a novel is bound to result in a few less than riveting moments But A lingua de fora understand and communicate with one another

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Free download ´ Dreyers English 106 Ard in writing prose Dreyer offers lessons on the ins and outs of punctuation and grammar including how to navigate the words he calls the confusables like tricky homophones; the myriad ways to use and misuse a comma; and how to recognize though not necessarily do away with the passive voice Hint If you can plausibly add by zombies to the end of a sentence it's passive People are sharing their writing than ever on blogs on Twitter and this book lays out clearly and comprehensibly. I see that lots of people were really impressed with this book I wasn t Dreyer writes in a generally lively humorous manner but he is often verbose and the clarity promised in the subtitle is sometimes lacking As well he is at times noncommittal declining to weigh in clearly on some of the thornier grammar and usage issues An undue amount of time is spent on commonly misspelled proper nouns pertaining to the rich and famous Little than paddingI liked this book far less than I thought I would I appreciated some of Dreyer s points but I m inclined to stick with the style guides I currently use Dreyer s work is also somewhat problematic for Canadians We sometimes use British ways and other times AmericanIn addition there are lots of footnotes sometimes long ones very long ones WhyOh and did I mention he also likes to use lots of footnotes

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Free download ´ Dreyers English 106 Everything writers can do to keep readers focused on the real reason writers write to communicate their ideas clearly and effectively Chock full of advice insider wisdom and fun facts on the rules and nonrules of the English language this book will prove invaluable to everyone who wants to shore up their writing skills mandatory for people who spend their time editing and shaping other people's prose and perhaps best of all an utter treat for anyone who simply revels in language. Come for the text but stay for the footnotes This is a witty and informative guide to copy editing I might have thought that a copy editor would be hidebound with a guide that tells you what is always right and what is always wrong Dreyer is open to what others might consider wrong such as liaise as a verb though he can still be very much peeved by impact used instead of affect Grammar punctuation formatting and word choice did I mention that he s also a huge fan of the series comma are all covered in an amusing style Any author who blithely throws in a wonderful teabagging joke won t be accused of producing a dry book I ll end with a uote from his Peeves and Crotchets chapterINCENTIVIZE The only thing worse than the ungodly incentivize is its satanic little sibling incent

  • Hardcover
  • 295
  • Dreyers English
  • Benjamin Dreyer
  • English
  • 01 March 2018
  • 9780812995701