Robert's Rules of Writing

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Writer's Digest Books, Feb 8, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 224 pages
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The 101 Rules You Need to Know
*but no one has ever told you

You already have a million writing books. You know the principles, the lectures, the "expert" techniques. And you've discovered that sometimes tried-and-true just equals tired.

In Robert's Rules of Writing, successful author Robert Masello stomps out status quo writing advice and delivers 101 uninhibited techniques to improve your writing that include:
  • Burn your journal (See rule 1)
  • Strip down to your briefs (See rule 38)
  • Spend time gossiping (See rule 61)
  • Buy the smoking jacket (See rule 56)
  • Skip the Starbucks (See rule 7)
  • De-claim! De-claim! (See rule 63)

Whether you're a fiction writer, freelancer, memoirist, or screenwriter, Robert's Rules of Writing gives you the unorthodox advice to transform your writing life and get published!

 

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Although it is subtitled "101 unconventional lessons every writer needs to know," this is really a collection of common sense rules presented succinctly and convincingly, accompanied by examples and ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Robert Masello is the author of three novels & ten nonfiction books, including "A Friend in the Business". He has taught writing classes at the Columbia University School of Journalism & UCLA Extension. He is currently executive story editor for the Aaron Spelling television series "Charmed".

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