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The Nuts and Bolts of Writing

Handbook / Manual

By: M Legat

Robert Hale

Paperback | Dec 1989 | #42686 | ISBN: 0709034504
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Provides guidance on punctuation, spelling, grammar and the choice of words. Also describes how to prepare and submit a typescript for publication.

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Michael Legat was born in London and educated at Whitgift School, Croydon. He joined the Publicity and Production Departments of the Bodley Head in 1941, and apart from three years service in the Navy, stayed there for nine years. In 1956 he was appointed Editorial Director of Corgi Books, following which he held the same position with Cassell & Company. Since 1978 he has been a full-time author, publisher's consultant and lecturer. He is married, and lives in Horsted Keynes.

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