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  • Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer | Roy Peter Clark

    Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Roy Peter Clark
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    “Writing is a craft you can learn,” says Roy Peter Clark. “You need tools, not rules.” In this essential guide, Clark distills decades of experience into fifty tools that writers of all kinds can use every day. You may be crafting a newspaper story or an admissions essay for college. You may be writing a technical report or drafting your first novel. You may be a student or a teacher, a poet or a critic, a columnist or a blogger. You may be preparing a PowerPoint presentation or penning a love letter.

    michael says: "Excellent, excellent audiobook for writers!"
  • The Art of X-Ray Reading: How the Secrets of 25 Great Works of Literature Will Improve Your Writing | Roy Peter Clark

    The Art of X-Ray Reading: How the Secrets of 25 Great Works of Literature Will Improve Your Writing

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Roy Peter Clark
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    Where do writers learn their best moves? They use a technique that Roy Peter Clark calls X-ray reading, a form of reading that lets you penetrate beyond the surface of a text to see how meaning is actually being made. In The Art of X-Ray Reading, Clark invites you to don your X-ray reading glasses and join him on a guided tour through some of the most exquisite and masterful literary works of all time, from The Great Gatsby to Lolita to The Bluest Eye and many more.

    Jan says: "So Good I Bought the Print Version"
  • How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times | Roy Peter Clark

    How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Roy Peter Clark
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    In How to Write Short , Roy Peter Clark turns his attention to the art of painting a thousand pictures with just a few words. Short forms of writing have always existed - from ship logs and telegrams to prayers and haikus. But in this ever-changing Internet age, short-form writing has become an essential skill. Clark covers how to write effective and powerful titles, headlines, essays, sales pitches, Tweets, letters, and even self-descriptions for online dating services.

    Martin says: "Free Prize Inside"
  • Help! For Writers: 210 Solutions to the Problems Every Writer Faces | Roy Peter Clark

    Help! For Writers: 210 Solutions to the Problems Every Writer Faces

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Roy Peter Clark
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    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.

    Old Salt says: "Really Useful Book"
  • The Glamour of Grammar | Roy Peter Clark

    The Glamour of Grammar

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Roy Peter Clark
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    Early in the history of English, glamour and grammar were the same word, linked to enchantment and magical spells. Now grammar brings to mind language bullies and bored-out-of-their-skulls students. Roy Peter Clark, one of America’s most influential writing teachers, wants to change that by putting the glamour back into grammar.

    OutSys says: "Good answers for many everyday grammar dilemmas"
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