Longman Guide to Revising Prose (Paperback)
A Quick and Easy Method for Turning Good Writing Into Great Writing
Longman Publishing Group, 9780321417664, 136pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 2006
The history of new regulatory provisions is that there is generally an immediate resistance to them.
And turn it into this:
People usually resist new regulations.
A Lard Factor of 69%. Lanham's method aims to eliminate 50% from most writing, to create a sentence half as long and twice as strong. A saving of 50% in writing time, in reading time, in paper and screen space, in human patience and understanding-it all adds up to real money. It also adds up to a more persuasive and amiable presentation of self, as Revising Prose argues in its final chapter.