Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style

Author: Virginia Tufte


by dmix   2017-09-12
> Related, I am working on this as I've been asked to write a book.

If this topic interests you I recommend this book on crafting sentences written by the mother of the famous "Edward Tufte" (one of the most influential designers in the history of software):

I've read a number of writing books and I find the key to good writing comes down to writing good sentences. It's also a critical part of being succint, only second to trimming the non-essential from the higher level ideas.

This one highlights many great sentences written by famous authors and breaks down their syntax.