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How to Not Write Bad

The Most Common Writing Problems and the Best Ways to Avoid Them

How to Not Write Bad by Ben Yagoda
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Ben Yagoda's How to Not Write Bad illustrates how we can all write better, more clearly, and for a wider readership.

He offers advice on what he calls "not-writing-badly," which consists of the ability, first, to craft sentences that are correct in terms of spelling, diction (word choice), punctuation, and grammar, and that also display clarity, precision, and grace. Then he focuses on crafting whole paragraphs—with attention to cadence, consistency of tone, sentence transitions, and paragraph length.

In a fun, comprehensive guide, Yagoda lays out the simple steps we can all take to make our writing more effective, more interesting—and just plain better.
Penguin Publishing Group; February 2013
ISBN 9781101602126
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Title: How to Not Write Bad
Author: Ben Yagoda
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