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Writing Tools : 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer


Writing Tools : 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 09/01/2006
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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'Tools Not Rules' says Roy Peter Clark, vicepresident and senior scholar at the Poynter Institute, the esteemedschool for journalists and teachers of journalists. Clark believesthat everyone can write well with the help of a handful of usefultools that he has developed over decades of writing and teaching. Ifyou 'google' Roy Peter Clark, Writing Tools', you'll get anastonishing 1.25 million hits. That's because journalists everywhererely on his tips to help them write well every day - in fact he fieldsemails from around the world from grateful writers. 'Writing Tools'covers everything from the basics (Tool 5: Watch those Adverbs) tothe more complex (Tool 34: Turn your notebook into a camera) and usesmore than 300e xamples from literature and journalism to illustratethe concepts. For students, aspiring novelists and writers of memos,emails, PowerPoint presentations and love letters, here are 50indispensible, memorable and usable tools.

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