Writing Tools: 55 Essential Strategies For Every Writer by Roy Peter Clark

Writing Tools: 55 Essential Strategies For Every Writer

byRoy Peter Clark

Paperback | January 10, 2008

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A special 10th anniversary edition of Roy Peter Clark's bestselling guide to writing, featuring five bonus tools.

Ten years ago, Roy Peter Clark, America's most influential writing teacher, whittled down almost thirty years of experience in journalism, writing, and teaching into a series of fifty short essays on different aspects of writing. In the past decade,Writing Toolshas become a classic guidebook for novices and experts alike and remains one of the best loved books on writing available.

Organized into four sections, "Nuts and Bolts," "Special Effects," "Blueprints for Stories," and "Useful Habits,"Writing Toolsis infused with more than 200 examples from journalism and literature. This new edition includes five brand new, never-before-shared tools.

Accessible, entertaining, inspiring, and above all, useful for every type of writer, from high school student to novelist,Writing Toolsis essential reading.

About The Author

Roy Peter Clark is senior scholar at the Poynter Institute, one of the most prestigious schools for journalists in the world. He has taught writing at every level--to schoolchildren and Pulitzer Prize-winning authors--for more than thirty years. A writer who teaches and a teacher who writes, he has authored or edited seventeen books on...

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Title:Writing Tools: 55 Essential Strategies For Every WriterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.88 inPublished:January 10, 2008Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316014990

ISBN - 13:9780316014991

Appropriate for ages: 13

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"No matter what you write--a blog, a love letter, the next great American novel--Writing Tools offers practical advice that is a pleasure to read."-St. Petersburg Times