Kindle Price: $9.99

Save $6.00 (38%)

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times by [Clark, Roy Peter]
Kindle App Ad

How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times Kindle Edition

4.2 out of 5 stars 66 customer reviews

See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
$9.99

Length: 250 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled

Best Books of the Month
See the Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Try Kindle Countdown Deals
Explore limited-time discounted eBooks. Learn more.

Editorial Reviews

Review

"HOW TO WRITE SHORT both instructs and delights, in equal measure. On every page there is some useful advice and an amusing observation or illustration. Read this book!" --Ben Yagoda, author of How to Not Write Bad

"A fun, practical guide. Clark really knows his way around a sentence. Learn from him." --Christopher Johnson, author of Microstyle

"Engaging, entertaining, indispensable." --James Geary, author of The World in a Phrase and I Is an Other

"HOW TO WRITE SHORT comes at the perfect time and enshrines Roy Peter Clark as America's best writing coach. This book should be on every serious writer's shelf." --Tampa Bay Times

"A deeply practical guidebook and an annotated collection of concise gems. HOW TO WRITE SHORT will make you a better writer at any length." --Robin Sloan, author of Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

About the Author

Roy Peter Clark is vice president and senior scholar at the Poynter Institute, one of the world's most prestigious schools for journalists. He is the author or editor of seventeen books about writing and journalism, including Writing Tools, The Glamour of Grammar, and Help! for Writers. He lives in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Product details

  • File Size: 975 KB
  • Print Length: 250 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (August 27, 2013)
  • Publication Date: August 27, 2013
  • Sold by: Hachette Book Group
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00A4H25MU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #197,356 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


Customer Reviews

Rated by customers interested in
Reference Books
4.1 out of 5 stars
4.1 out of 5 stars
Business & Economics Books
4.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars
Literary Fiction
3.8 out of 5 stars
3.8 out of 5 stars

Read reviews that mention

Top customer reviews

September 1, 2017
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
0Comment| One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
May 30, 2017
Format: Hardcover|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
July 20, 2016
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
January 8, 2017
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
September 12, 2016
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
June 18, 2017
Format: Hardcover|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
May 22, 2014
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 3 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
May 2, 2015
Format: Hardcover|Verified Purchase
0Comment| One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse

Most recent customer reviews

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times