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March 27, 2019


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Thanks for the review. Seems a great book. Will consider purchasing.
My standard go-to book - though not strictly comparable - as of now is - 'On Writing Well' by William Zinsser.

Annemarie den Boef

Thank you very much for sharing. Lucky me; the book is available and in stock in the Netherlands! I ordered it just now and look forward to receiving it in my mailbox tomorrow.

Business Writing Blog

Hi Kumar,

Yes, "On Writing Well" is an important book. This book is different, as you said. I think you would like it.

As always, thanks for stopping by and commenting.


Business Writing Blog

Hi Annemarie,

Wow! I admire your enthusiasm and action. Please let me know if you like the book as much as I do.


Allison Horak

One of my best friends has promised to buy this book as a gift for my birthday! Can't wait! Thanks, Lynn, for your thorough book review. That makes me even more excited to read it!

Business Writing Blog

Happy birthday, Allison (whenever it is)! I hope you enjoy your gift. I certainly did.


Casey Decker

Wonderfully informative review, Lynn! I’ve heard great things about this book, and I plan on reading it for the Northwest Editors Guild book club meeting.

It will be a challenge agreeing with some of his rules. This editor will always be a “who,” not a “that”!

Casey Decker
The Meticulous Type

Business Writing Blog

Thanks for stopping by with a comment, Casey. As I was reading this book, I thought of you, the copyeditor, many times.

You have good company on the "who" vs. "that" question. I wrote about the subject here:



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