Preface. I. STYLE AS CHOICE. Lesson One: Understanding Style. Lesson Two: Correctness. II. CLARITY. Lesson Three: Actions. Lesson Four: Characters. Lesson Five: Cohesion and Coherence. Lesson Six: Emphasis. III. GRACE. Lesson Seven: Concision. Lesson Eight: Shape. Lesson Nine: Elegance. IV. ETHICS. Lesson Ten: The Ethics of Prose. Epilogue 1: From Clarity to Coherence. Epilogue 2: Motivating Readers. Appendix: Punctuation. Glossary. Suggested Answers. Index.
Engaging and direct, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace is the guidebook for anyone who wants to write well.