Rediscover the writing wisdom of Strunk and White

Professional wordsmiths may feel they have moved beyond writing manuals, but a rereading of ‘The Elements of Style’ offers refreshers that will power up your prose.

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Elements of Style

E.B. White is remembered as master of both New Yorker magazine essays and classic children’s books.

Yet one of his most famous works was a rewrite job: turning a classroom style manual by William Strunk Jr. into the influential “The Elements of Style.”

In a free download, “Strunk and White’s secrets for rocket-powered writing,” we at Ragan are celebrating the guide’s 100 years of shaping American discourse in communications, journalism and academic writing.

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