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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Bugs in Writing: A Guide to Debugging Your Prose

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Jef Raskin professional writer and creator of the Apple Macintosh project As hugs responsible for the creation of numerous bugs, literary and otherwise, I heartily recommend Lyn Dupr’s exquisite book: It contains many short recipe-like chapters, each one about a particular topic.

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Lyn edits and writes during breaks from her serious work as a wood carver and photographer. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Then get this one.


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Neumann author of the Dupr? The book is printed with very low quality print option. She has edited over books for various major publishers, lhn has worked for numerous academic institutions. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Death to the fractured words The split infinitive The dangling participle!

She also works directly with graduate students and lyh authors to help them improve their writing. Developed for anyone who writes and who works with computers, including computer and other scientists, students, professors, business people, programmers and technical writers.

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