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Professional Writing: (Scientific, Military, Technical, Business, Etc.)

Professional Writing: (Scientific, Military, Technical, Business, Etc.)

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(Short Title: Professional Writing) Frank E. Keyes, Jr. wrote this book. He is a former senior editor of Northrop Grumman and published author of two other books and many essays. His book, often humorous--a rarity for a book on writing--covers primarily clarity and readability.

Author: Jr. Frank E. Keyes
Publisher: Milestone West
Published: 06/03/2006
Pages: 248
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.29lbs
Size: 11.02h x 8.50w x 0.64d
ISBN: 9780692307113

About the Author
Frank E. Keyes, Jr. is currently the senior editor and chief instructor for Intelligence, Communications, and Engineering, Inc. and the CEO of K&K Training, LLC. He has been a technical writer and editor for the US Army Intelligence Center at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. He has taught effective writing to US Army lawyers and intelligence officers. The colleges and universities where he has taught writing are the University of Arizona, University of Massachusetts, Bristol Community College, University of Maryland, Central Texas College, Florida State University, Cochise College, Chapman University, and Norwich University (at the graduate school level). He has run writing workshops at Connecticut's maximum security prison. He specializes in teaching effective/technical writing to corporate employees and in assessing writing; in 1994 he gave a presentation on writing assessment to college professors at an international convention hosted by the International Society for Exploring Teaching Alternatives. He received his BA in English Literature from Susquehanna University and his MFA (PhD equivalent) in Writing from the University of Massachusetts. Mr. Keyes is a combat veteran and was an infantryman with the 2/505th Parachute Infantry Battalion. His recent publications include the following: "What College Writing Instructors Do Wrong," Essay, Vocabula Review, November 2009. "How Not to Edit or Seven Editing Sins," Essay, Vocabula Review, July 2008 "Course Outlines and the English Language," Essay, Vocabula Review, June 2007. (Republished in the August 2009 issue of Vocabula Review (Best essays in ten years, 120 issues).) "The Trouble with The Chicago Manual of Style (Why One Writer and One Editor Are on the Lam from the Chicago Mob)," Essay, Vocabula Review, January 2007. "Peer Review of Plans and Reports," Essay, International Test and Evaluation Association Journal, January 2006. (Required reading at a testing organization.) "On Some Deficiencies in Our American Dictionaries (An Editor Writes to His Son)," Essay, Vocabula Review, June 2005. "Parting Shot," Essay, Vocabula Review, June 2005. "Opposing Views on That and Which," Essay, Vocabula Review, July 2003. (Numerous editorials for the Sierra Vista Herald)

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