Carver Mead California Institute of Technology “BUGS in Writing deserves to become a standard. I wish I’d had Lyn Dupre as my fifth-grade English teacher. BUGS in Writing, Revised Edition was developed for anyone who writes and works with Lyn Dupre presents independent and easily digestible segments. BUGS in Writing, Revised Edition: A Guide to Debugging Your Prose, 2nd Edition . Lyn Dupre. © |Addison-Wesley Professional | Out of print. Share this.
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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? How often does a book on writing come out aimed at scientists, mathematicians, and computer specialists in the first place? No eBook available Amazon. Showing of 23 reviews. Petra D Cravens rated it liked it Feb 12, Designed for easy browsing, it comprises independent and easily digestible segments. Her fondest hope is that the availability of this book will eliminate any future need for her work as a copy editor.
Leaps upon her prey! Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Dupre’s clear advice, presented with a sense of fun, may benefit anyone who writes. As computers become ubiquitous in our society, more people are focusing on learning technology–often at the expense of developing more basic academic skills, most notably proper writing.
I didn’t know “moiety” was used outside anthropology; most people I ask don’t know the word at all. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. As you develop an ear, you will gain a sense of which of her rules to take to heart, and which to take with a grain of salt. This book has been by my side for a long time. She has edited over books for various major publishers, and has worked for numerous academic institutions. However, it is geared to technical and academic writers who usually understand their material but are not so skilled at passing along that understanding.
So So That Such That. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Just stay away from my copy of BUGS. Exercises, Examples, and Questions. Perhaps the biggest problem is that it makes no attempt either to use underlying principles of grammar and syntax or to teach them, giving it a very ad hoc feel, as if it were simply papering over the cracks in narrowly scientific educations. Like Versus Such As. Andrew rated it liked it Apr 11, I have re-read this book a few times because the author has such an entertaining and unusual style for the lessons.
Revised and enhanced, this critically acclaimed and highly praised handbook provides a light, but thorough approach to learning better writing style.
The typesetting is unusual, and some find it distracting, although I think it’s cute. How often does a book come along that has you laughing out loud as it improves your writing, especially of technical and scientific material?
Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. This is an excellent resource for anyone who is writing any type of journal article, essay, grant etc. Instructor resource file download The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses and assessing student learning. Aug 27, Tom C rated it it was amazing. BUGS will certainly be at my fingertips during the final rewrites. Lyn edits and writes during breaks from her serious work as a wood carver and photographer.
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BUGS in Writing, Revised Edition: A Guide to Debugging Your Prose, 2nd Edition
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She has edited over books for various major publishers, and has worked for numerous academic institutions. You and Your Reader. On Being a Scientist: I even liked lym plot.