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Revising technical and business writing

Revising technical and business writing

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Published by Parlay Enterprises in Superior, Wis. (P.O. Box 894, Superior 54880) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business writing.,
  • Technical writing.,
  • Technical editing.,
  • English language -- Business English.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 152-153).

    StatementKathryn Riley ... [et al.].
    ContributionsRiley, Kathryn Louise, 1951-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5718.3 .R48 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination153 p. ;
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1465672M
    LC Control Number93125086

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    Offered by University of California, Irvine. Effective writing is a powerful tool in the business environment. Learn how to articulate your thoughts in a clear and concise manner that will allow your ideas to be better understood by your readers. Improve your business writing skill by learning to select and use appropriate formats for your audience, use the correct medium and adjust your Basic Info: Course 5 of 10 in the Career .   Audience. Technical writing is generally aimed at an audience with a base knowledge of the technical subject you are writing about, or at least a desire to understand the subject in depth. As a result, technical writing can go deeper into detail a.


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As its title implies, this book deals with revising, not with original composition. In business writing, where a first draft often emerges quickly under the pressures of facts, figures, and deadlines, revision is typically the major part of a writing task, and collaborative revision often produces the final document.

Revising Business Prose provides detailed revision guidance and a. For short, routine business communications, you may be able to write quite easily with little or no revision.

However, for most business writing—especially longer, more complex letters and reports—you should expect to revise, sometimes substantially, to ensure that you've said exactly what you meant to say in a manner that the reader will.

Now in its tenth edition, this classic book remains the complete technical-writing reference for students and professionals alike. Alphabetically organized and easy-to-use, its nearly entries provide guidance for writing all the most common types of professional documents and correspondence, including reports, proposals, manuals, memos, and white : Kesi Parker.

Revising and editing are the two tasks you undertake to significantly improve your essay. Both are very important elements of the writing process. You may think that a completed first draft means little improvement is needed.

However, even experienced writers need to improve their drafts and rely on peers during revising and editing. Writing in the Technical Fields: A Step-by-Step Guide for Engineers, Scientists, and Technicians. An excellent guidebook on writing efficiently, logically, and effectively.

Mavrow, Cecilia. Writing in Engineering: A Guide to Communicating. A well-designed textbook covering many practical situations. The format of the content is very text heavy in paragraph structure, which is odd for a Technical Writing book because a general rule in Technical Writing is to use shorter, concise paragraphs with more lists, bullets, and tables for easy reading and referencing of the information.4/5(23).

Business Writing Immersion covers a proven, systematic approach to the art of effective, persuasive business and financial writing. Using 12 steps and almost 60 practical techniques, the course works through from initial writing analysis to final copy, producing documents that succeed every time/5(K).

This book guides technical writers through the entire writing process – prewriting, writing, and rewriting. Technical Writing Basics: A Guide to Style and Form (3rd Edition), by Brian R. Holloway. This book includes direct practical explanations, real-world examples, and a variety of “role-playing” exercises.

I agree with this article. As a former technical writer (I ghostwrite books now) who also did some business writing, I found that there might be a tiny bit of marketing babble--as a friend of mine liked to call it--within a technical document, but the audience and purpose for the two kinds of writing tended to be pretty separate.

Wordy: Sale of surplus tappers is one of our primary needs. (10) Concise: We must sell our surplus tappers. (6) Wordy: This manual of instructions was prepared to aid our dealers in being helpful to their customers.

(16) Concise: We prepared this instruction manual to help our dealers serve their customers. (12) Wordy: It is the responsibility of our Production Department to see that it meets. Revision in Business Writing. Not many writers are able to express themselves clearly and effectively in a first draft.

You may be able to write quite quickly and easily with little or not revision for short, routine business communication. Business writing is writing that informs without confusing the reader, meaning it must have clarity and a concise use of language.

It can be a call to action, a motivational document and an educational paper on a business topic that provides all the information the reader needs. The Revising Your Business Writing chapter of this Business Writing: Help & Review course is the simplest way to master revision principles in business writing.

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A focus on the organization, development, and refinement of technical communications. Internal and external communications, including letters, memos, reports, and presentations are included. Books shelved as technical-writing: Technical Writing: Process and Product by Sharon Gerson, Every Page Is Page One by Mark Baker, Technical Writing For.

Business and technical writing, on the other hand, are driven by lists, and those lists are enhanced by prose as needed. In business writing, prose and lists come together to give the reader the main points on a particular topic.

In technical writing, prose and lists come together a) to provide easily accessibleFile Size: KB. Business and Technical Writing takes a rhetorical approach that emphasizes writing in context and aims to move students through a continuum of writing experiences ranging from less contextualized workplace simulations to more situated, more authentic, client-based projects.

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14 Indispensable Books to Learn Technical Writing Classic and general books on how to write well and plainly (like “The Elements of Style” by Strunk and White, or “How to Write Well” by William Zinsser) are of course great.

You should read them by.Online Technical Writing: Online Textbook—Contents Note: This text is used by students in online technical-communication courses worldwide as well as the online version of TCM, Introduction to Technical Communication, taught by David A.

McMurrey, at Austin Community College (ACC) in Austin, Texas see Independent Noncredit Courses in Technical Communications for courses .