Both the tyro and the adept in wordplay will benefit from Word Hero.
His sense of humor is readily evident in his examples which make this book much more fun to read than most grammar and rhetoric books.
One thing, after reading the book, you will find yourself thinking about the patience and humor of his wife - she must be a saint!
If I were asked to recommend a book that would help one increase their writing skill, I would recommend Elements of Style by E. B. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Linda Schell
the book was good for its intended purpose. great in fact. but far too much political commentary. it was present multiple times in every chapter. Read morePublished 3 months ago by J W
Heinrichs explains in great detail how to turn that special phrase that makes any writing memorable. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mike Lewis
Words are powerful, Jay makes it clear from the outset. And if you want to wield great power then this book is for you! Read morePublished 4 months ago by Alex Cespedes
This book is all about writing puns, repetition, exaggerating, and that sort of thing. Nothing here will help your message go viral. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Shevi
I absolutely loved reading the observations of Jay Heinrichs. Especially the ones about Hemingway's writings, such as the love scenes from the book "For Whom the Bell Tolls".Published 15 months ago by Erol Esen
This is a fun book about to use language and modify how you use language to get better responses. However, even with the exercises--this stuff is hard to do! Read morePublished 16 months ago by J. Churchill
For those who blog, tweet, and constantly update their Facebook status, Word Hero is a book which will assist them in writing witty pithy statements. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Melissa
You should probably dismiss this review: I couldn't read the book. I struggled with the unbelievable arrogant writing style that comes over like too much of a sales pitch. Read morePublished 19 months ago by a scientist