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Think Like a Writer: How to Write the Stories You See by [Bentley, Tom]
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From the Author

You can look at this book as a tribute to language--its pulse,  its purpose, the chime of its music. And particularly its play on the page: The book's core is how to see the world as a writer. It supplies tools to find and cultivate your writer's voice, that unique combination of attributes--sensitivity to language, storytelling and audience--by which writers see and define the world. 

Think Like a Writer discusses writing at a structural level: how words work in sentences and how sentences work in stories, moving to how to use those elements and that writer's stance to write across genres.  

The book  explores how to stimulate your story-hunting process, and how to get your stories written, for both fiction and nonfiction writing. Oh--and it's funny.

About the Author

Tom Bentley is a business writer and editor, an essayist, and a fiction writer. (He does not play banjo.) He’s published hundreds of freelance pieces—ranging from first-person essays to travel pieces to more journalistic subjects—in newspapers, magazines, and online. His small-press short story collection, Flowering and Other Stories, was published in the spring of 2012. His self-published book on finding and cultivating your writer’s voice, Think Like a Writer: How to Write the Stories You See was published in June of 2015. He would like you to pour him a Manhattan right at five.