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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Open Preview Wrjting a Problem? Table of Contents Foreword. Bugs is aimed at computer people, but almost all of it is applicable to those in other scientific and technical disciplines and most of it is quite general. This is an excellent resource for anyone who is writing any type of journal article, essay, grant etc. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

However, it is geared to technical and academic writers who usually understand their material but are not so skilled at passing along that understanding. As a technical writer, I am on the lookout for books I can recommend to engineers and others with whom I work who want to improve their writing.

BUGS in Writing, Revised Edition: A Guide to Debugging Your Prose, 2nd Edition

The assumption is that you have done so much reading of good prose that you’ll be able to hear the right words to write. Neumann author of the Dupreved Computer-Related Risks “Those of us who have worked with Lyn Dupre treasure her keen wit, and, above all, her absolute mastery of writing.


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Refresh and try again. BUGS will certainly be at my fingertips during the final rewrites. Everyone, Someone, No One, None.

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