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How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times by [Clark, Roy Peter]
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Length: 250 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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"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.

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  • File Size: 975 KB
  • Print Length: 250 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (August 27, 2013)
  • Publication Date: August 27, 2013
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00FOQRPT4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #468,066 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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