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TABLE OF CONTENTS
C H A P T E R 3 : Expositio n 9
3.1 Wha t I s Exposition ? 9 2
3.2 Ho w to Writ e a n Expositor y Articl e 9 3
3.3 Ho w to Writ e a n Opinio n Piec e 9 6
3.4 Th e Spiri t o f th e Prefac e 9 8
3.5 Ho w Importan t I s Exposition? 100
C H A P T E R 4 : Othe r Type s o f Writing 103
4.1 Th e Lette r o f Recommendatio n 104
4.2 Th e Boo k Revie w 12
4.3 Th e Referee' s Repor t 124
4.4 Th e Tal k 126
4.5 You r Vita , You r Grant , You r Job , You r Lif e 135
4.6 Electroni c Mai l 147
C H A P T E R 5 : Book s 155
5.1 Wha t Constitute s a Goo d Book ? 156
5.2 Ho w t o Pla n a Boo k 158
5.3 Th e Importanc e o f the Prefac e 160
5.4 Th e Tabl e o f Content s 16
5.5 Technica l Aspects : Th e Bibliography , th e Index ,
Appendices, etc . 162
5.6 Ho w to Manag e You r Tim e Whe n Writin g a Boo k 165
5.7 Wha t t o D o with th e Boo k Onc e I t I s Written 168
C H A P T E R 6 : Th e Moder n Writin g Environmen t 181
6.1 Writin g o n a Compute r 182
6.2 Wor d Processor s 187
6.3 Usin g a Tex t Edito r 189
6.4 Spell-Checkers , Gramma r Checkers , an d th e Lik e 19
6.5 Wha t I s T E X and Wh y Shoul d Yo u Us e It ? 194
6.6 Othe r Documen t Preparatio n System s 197
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