A Writer's Coach: An Editor's Guide to Words That Work by Jack R. Hart

A Writer's Coach: An Editor's Guide to Words That Work

byJack R. Hart

Kobo ebook | August 22, 2006

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Mystified over misplaced modifiers? In a trance from intransitive verbs? Paralyzed from using the passive voice? To aid writers, from beginners to professionals, legendary writing coach Jack Hart presents a comprehensive, practical, step-by-step approach to the writing process. He shares his techniques for composing and sustaining powerful writing and demonstrates how to overcome the most common obstacles such as procrastination, writer’s block, and excessive polishing. With instructive examples and excerpts from outstanding writing to provide inspiration, A Writer’s Coach is a boon to writers, editors, teachers, and students.

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Title:A Writer's Coach: An Editor's Guide to Words That WorkFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 22, 2006Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0375424393

ISBN - 13:9780375424397

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent This is a wonderful book for anyone who is interested in having their writing skill improved. Lots of useful insights and hints on how to make your words, sentences, and paragraphs more powerful and refreshing. Useful examples, humorous comments. Although Hart talks about the art of writing mainly from a journalist's point of view, many of the advices are applicable for various types of writing. Funny enough that it is the opposite of the indirect and passive approach scientists took for their academic publications, and this is exactly the point why this book is so fascinating to me - the power of language to serve different purposes.
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