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Constructing Effective Sentences

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Well-written sentences convey information succinctly and precisely. Examples presented in this chapter guide authors toward improving their sentences. These improvements include such topics as subject—verb placement, overuse of passive voice, improper or inconsistent verb tense, and misplaced modifiers.

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Schultz, D.M. (2009). Constructing Effective Sentences. In: Eloquent Science. American Meteorological Society, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-935704-03-4_9

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