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Grant Davison has a problem with either his writing style or his boss
(text of message below). On the chance that it is the former, I highly
recommend the following text:
Williams, Joseph M. _Style - Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace_. Harper
This book is entertaining reading, as well as darn useful. Read it and
perform the exercises and you will improve your writing. Then, keep it at
hand as a reference - it is well indexed and structured.
>Date: Thu, 1 Sep 1994 16:56:00 PDT
>From: "Davison, Grant" <GDAVISO -at- C30 -dot- NCEL -dot- NAVY -dot- MIL>
>Subject: Writing Style
> I am having trouble with my writing style. My boss wants better
>transitions between my sentences. However, I am also trying to do two
>things: write in the active voice and write short sentences. He describes
>my writing as herky-jerky or abrupt.