If only 10 minutes, your report should be about 10 double-spaced pages. It may
be hard to chop 90 pages off your planned 100-pager, but remember that few
people read an entire report, no matter how riveting, and that shorter reports are ...
Author: Bruce Ross-Larson
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Whether you are composing a Web page on the Internet or agonizing over an annual budget report, these books are the key to clarity, accuracy, and economy in any writing task. Covers everything from the first spark of inspiration to the final draft. Writers will see how a series of careful questions will lead them to the messages of their reports, and will learn how to let those messages drive the structure of the piece. From this foundation they will be able to create a paragraph-by-paragraph plan of their entire report. A final chapter explains the author's techniques for editing reports of any length.