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Part: 5 Style: All the Write Stuff - Pg. 191

191 Part 5. Style: All the Write Stuff Chartreuse stilettos, Pop Tarts and Pez, The Wolfman--what do these items have in common? They all have style, that elusive je ne sais quoi, the "I know it when I see it." The Wicked Witch of the West had it; Good Witch Gilda didn't. Cary Grant, Fred Astaire, and Audrey Hepburn oozed style; pity poor Prince: Even with a symbol rather than a name, he has no style. Radioactive desert shrubs don't have style; Beemers, Batman, and boxers do. In this part, you learn how to give your writing its own distinctive style. You learn ways to develop your own distinctive writing style, including using figurative language, tone, and diction.