I highly recommend the book for both nonfiction and fiction writers.
This primarily a book about writing and a very good one; ranking with Stephen King’s “On Writing” and Anne Lamont’s “Bird by Bird”.
Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction" by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd provide a rare treat for nonfiction writers.
Excellent book not only for the would be writer but the experienced one as well. I saw my own struggles played out in these writer's stories.Published 2 months ago by Clement N. Street
A unique take on writing and editing nonfiction. Not exactly a how-to, but writers will glean valuable advice from reading the many great anecdotes and examples, as well as the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ann T. Rose
Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd provide a wonderful overview of the writing process. I initial bought the book because I am interested in creative nonfiction as a genre for research... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mark B. Anderson
A must have for all writers! The tips from these two are amazing and noteworthy...I enjoyed every word. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
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This book is full of well written prose that gives opinions and examples on a variety of things that go into “good writing:” everything from characterization... Read more
Kidder and Todd (author and editor) have a long and fruitful relationship that most writers would kill for! Read morePublished 6 months ago by KMarlowe
To be honest, the initial emotion I felt reading this book was jealousy. This primarily a book about writing and a very good one; ranking with Stephen King’s “On Writing” and Anne... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Dean A. Anderson
As someone who is delving deeper into the intricacies of writing, this book has proven to be one of the most helpful books I have ever come across on this subject. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Marty Labrado
It is guide for writers and fun to read about how these two enjoyed their career. I didn't mind at all these two telling me how to write better.Published 9 months ago by Nancy H. Gray