Writing Tools: The Blog. It will make available, at no charge, the “Quick List” of Writing Tools, exactly as it appears in the book. Then, three times a week, I’ll offer a new example, a new tool, or a variation on one of the original 50.
Writing Tools: 50 Essential strategies for Every Writer, purchased recently, is one of my cherished books. By cherished, I don’t mean I take care of it as in handle like a baby. I’ve only had it a short while and the paper cover is close to falling off from being in and out of taxis, planes, luggage, cars, backpacks and airport buses. And that’s just the cover. I plan on dog-earing and underlining the darlings innards to death in every way possible. Yes, it’s that good.
If you don’t have Writing Tools and can’t buy a copy, go to Roy’s generous online version of the Fifty Writing Tools: Quick List. Print it out. Stick it to the wall next to your monitor, next to your bed even. If you are into sound, you can listen online or download 2 minute podcasts of the tools.
About Roy Peter Clark:
Roy Peter Clark is America’s writing coach, a teacher devoted to creating a nation of writers … he is widely considered one of the most influential writing teachers in the rough-and-tumble world of newspaper journalism. With a deep background in traditional media, his work has illuminated, on the Internet, the discussion of writing …
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