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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.
One of the best books I've read about writing. Kidder doesn't kid around--ha, ha--his perspective is deep and backed by many years of experience, and he's so intelligent (Todd too)... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Grump
Excellent timing, and a wonderful book with lots of useful tools!Published 2 months ago by Rebecca Burke Sharpe
After reading Kidder's creative non-fiction (My Detachment, especially), I was unexpectedly disappointed in this book.Published 2 months ago by Mary K. Jackman
A good worth spending your time reading, just to see how the real professional write elegant prose while telling a beautiful rich and timeless tales from the many years working... Read morePublished 2 months ago by TDR
When I finished reading it, I went straight back to page 1 and read it again -- never done that before in my life. Read morePublished 2 months ago by MIT Rocket Scientist
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 5 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 6 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 6 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 8 months ago by Amazon Customer