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The Radio-Controlled Message Bottle

The Radio-Controlled Message Bottle

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The information age seems to demand ever more writing in our work and personal lives: emails, letters, reports, essays, websites, blogs, tweets, brochures, tipsheets… But for most of us, writing to communicate isn’t our main skill, and sometimes it can be like putting your message in a bottle and throwing it out to sea, hoping your audience will see it, understand it, value it and act on it.

In a quick read with a light and humorous style, this book helps you build up the skills and mindset for clearer, more valued communications, covering: guiding principles; writing style and process; writing persuasively; some layout and design basics for documents and websites; and a selection of common grammar and word use mistakes to avoid.

 

This book was written as a non-gaming release for the major ebook storefronts, but I thought publishers here might find it a useful resource, especially if they're new to the game. Note that it's written in and for British English. Users of other flavours may find their mileage varies on some of the specific grammar and word use points.

 
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80
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2.07 MB
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File Last Updated:
August 28, 2012
This title was added to our catalog on August 28, 2012.
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Silver Branch Games
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