Can you learn how to improve your writing skills? Can the art of good writing be taught? Despite what you might feel, the answer is yes – you can be taught. Everyone is capable of enhancing their powers of written communication simply by learning and practising the basic principles of clear, concise and coherent writing: planning, preparation, and revision. Using this book, your confidence will grow as you begin to appreciate that the English language is not a fearsome book of rules but an unrivalled communications tool that you can learn to use with the familiar ease of a knife and fork. The basic principle of this incredibly useful book is that ‘clarity begins at home’: say what you mean and you stand a better chance of getting what you want!
Graham King was formerly a senior marketing manager with News International, where he developed an understanding of the need to express oneself with clarity. He subsequently created the bestselling Sunday Times One-Hour-Wordpower Library.