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The Writer's Diet: A Guide to Fit Prose (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing) by [Helen Sword]

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“Even the leanest and most muscular stylists can end up with jiggly bits in their prose. With Sword as your coach, and The Writer’s Diet as your training manual, you can slim down, tone up, and become a more energetic, engaging, and lively writer.”
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Helen Sword is professor and director of the Centre for Learning and Research in Higher Education at the University of Auckland. She is the author, most recently, of Stylish Academic Writing and manages the website www.writersdiet.com. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B01D1CEDLU
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ University of Chicago Press; 2nd ed. edition (2 May 2016)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1969 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 88 pages
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Helen Sword is a scholar, award-winning teacher, and poet who has published books and articles on modernist literature, higher education pedagogy, digital poetics, and academic writing. Born and raised in Southern California, she received her PhD in Comparative Literature from Princeton University and is now Professor and Director of the Centre for Learning and Research in Higher Education at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. Her popular academic writing workshops for faculty and doctoral students have taken her to universities in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australasia.

Visit Helen Sword's Writer's Diet website at www.writersdiet.com.

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