Spunk & Bite: A Writer's Guide to Bold, Contemporary Style

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Random House Reference, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 273 pages
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Today's writer needs more than just a solid knowledge of usage and composition to write successfully. Bestselling author Arthur Plotnik reveals the secrets to attention-grabbing, unforgettable writing, in this trade paperback edition. Priase for Spunk and Bite: Billy Collins, former American Poet Laureate A must for every writer's desk. Richard Lederer, co-author of The Write Way and Comma Sense Plotnik not only knows how to write about spunk and bite. He writes with spunk and bite. So will you, if you take in the wisdom of his colorful, learned, and caring advice.

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Spunk & bite: a writer's guide to punchier, more engaging language & style

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Although some reviews of Plotnick├ƒ┬»├‚┬┐├‚┬Żs earlierThe Elements of Editing compared it to Strunk and White├ƒ┬»├‚┬┐├‚┬Żs classicElements of Style , Plotnik lambastes those two old codgers as ... Read full review

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User Review  - TromboneAl - LibraryThing

The writing in this book is so good, it's inspirational. I got some good ideas from it, but not enough to get it to four stars. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Arthur Plotnik is a former publishing executive and author of the Book of the Month Club selections The Elements of Editing and The Elements of Expression: Putting Thoughts into Words.

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