The craft of writing offers countless potential problems: The story is too long; the story's too short; revising presents a huge hurdle; writer's block is rearing its ugly head. In Help! For Writers, Roy Peter Clark presents an "owner's manual" for writers, outlining the seven steps of the writing process, and addressing the 21 most urgent problems that writers face.
In his trademark engaging and entertaining style, Clark offers 10 short solutions to each problem. Out of ideas? Read posters, billboards, and graffiti. Can't bear to edit yourself? Watch the deleted scenes feature of a DVD, and ask yourself why those scenes were left on the cutting-room floor. Help! For Writers offers 210 strategies to guide writers to success.
©2011 Roy Peter Clark (P)2011 Gildan Media Corp
I found this book to be a good reminding of bad habit we should try to overcome when composing at any level of writing.
"Impossible to listen to"
Read by the author, he may know how to write (one supposes so, since he is giving advice), but he certainly should learn to read. Boring voice, boring pace, absolutely impossible to listen to. I want my money back!
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