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How to Write Short

Clark, Roy Peter



Price: $28.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9780316204323
Published: October 2014

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America's most influential writing teacher offers an engaging and practical guide to effective short-form writing.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. With examples from the long tradition of short-form writing in Western culture, HOW TO WRITE SHORT guides writers to crafting brilliant prose, even in 140 characters.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9780316204323
Published: October 2014

Number of pages: 272
Width: 5.5 mm
Height: .75 mm
Depth: 8.25 mm

Publisher: not specified

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