A Writer's Coach: An Editor's Guide to Words That Work
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Aug 22, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 304 pages
Mystified over misplaced modifiers? In a trance from intransitive verbs? Paralyzed from using the passive voice? To aid writers, from beginners to professionals, legendary writing coach Jack Hart presents a comprehensive, practical, step-by-step approach to the writing process. He shares his techniques for composing and sustaining powerful writing and demonstrates how to overcome the most common obstacles such as procrastination, writer’s block, and excessive polishing. With instructive examples and excerpts from outstanding writing to provide inspiration, A Writer’s Coach is a boon to writers, editors, teachers, and students.
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Word craft: an editor's guide to words that workUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Good writing can dance, according to Jack Hart, "writing coach" and managing editor at The Oregonian. It has a rhythm "that pleases in its own right, creating cadences that give pleasure, regardless ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ChuckB - LibraryThing
This editor can show you how to polish and add depth and feeling to your prose. The chapter cheat sheets are helpful, but this book is just crying out for a WORKBOOK! There are no exercises here to practice what he teaches. Read full review
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