Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer Clark, Roy Peter

Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer

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Tools Not Rules' says Roy Peter Clark, vice president and senior scholar at the Poynter Institute, the esteemed school for journalists and teachers of journalists. Clark believes that everyone can write well with the help of a handful of useful tools that he has developed over decades of writing and teaching. If you google 'Roy Peter Clark, Writing Tools', you'll get an astonishing 1.25 million hits. That's because journalists everywhere rely on his tips to help them write well every day - in fact he fields emails from around the world from grateful writers.

'Writing Tools' covers everything from the basics (Tool 5: Watch those Adverbs) to the more complex (Tool 34: Turn your notebook into a camera) and uses more than 300 examples from literature and journalism to illustrate the concepts. For students, aspiring novelists and writers of memos, emails, PowerPoint presentations and love letters, here are 50 indispensible, memorable and usable tools.



PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780316014991
BY (AUTHOR) Clark, Roy Peter
PUBLISHER : Little, Brown & Company PUBLICATION DATE : January 10, 2008
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : Little, Brown & Company
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 210 mm x 138 mm
WEIGHT : 280 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Reference, Information & Interdisciplinary subjects
DESCRIPTION : Tools Not Rules' says Roy Peter Clark, vice president and senior scholar at the Poynter Institute, the esteemed school for journalists and teachers of journalists. Clark believes that everyone can write well with the help of a handful of useful tools that he has developed over decades of writing and teaching. If you google 'Roy Peter Clark, Writing Tools', you'll get an astonishing 1.25 million hits. That's because journalists everywhere rely on his tips to help them write well every day - in fact he fields emails from around the world from grateful writers. 'Writing Tools' covers everything from the basics (Tool 5: Watch those Adverbs) to the more complex (Tool 34: Turn your notebook into a camera) and uses more than 300 examples from literature and journalism to illustrate the concepts. For students, aspiring novelists and writers of memos, emails, PowerPoint presentations and love letters, here are 50 indispensible, memorable and usable tools. PRODUCT DETAILS : ISBN : 9780316014991 BY (AUTHOR) Clark, Roy Peter PUBLISHER : Little, Brown & Company PUBLICATION DATE : January 10, 2008 COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : Little, Brown & Company LANGUAGE : English AGE : General PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback DIMENSION : 210 mm x 138 mm WEIGHT : 280 g PRODUCT CATEGORY : Reference, Information & Interdisciplinary subjects