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13 March 2021, 06:00 PM

Should Writers Listen to Strunk and White?

A talk by Conrad van Dyk
Founder, The Nature of Writing

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Professor of English, Founder of The Nature of Writing.


"The Elements of Style," perhaps the most famous writing manual ever, includes a pithy recommendation: "Omit needless words." But should you adopt a minimalist writing style? We'll consider this question by looking at a range of examples drawn primarily from the realm of children's literature.


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