In Books on July 30, 2011 at 7:02 am
The latest by Roy Peter Clark: “Help! for Writers” is an owner’s manual for writers, outlining the seven steps of the writing process, and addressing the 210 most urgent problems that writers face.
In Writing Tools on July 30, 2011 at 6:48 am
The narrative power of the text message was revealed dramatically in recent days as the world mourned the deaths of almost 80 Norwegians, most of them young, all victims of a single mass murderer named Anders Breivik. [Read more]
In Teaching on July 30, 2011 at 6:42 am
Details to come about how to attend my upcoming workshop for writers in Washington, in partnership with The Washington Post.
In Teaching on July 30, 2011 at 6:32 am
It takes great skill to make a piece of writing simple, clear and direct. Jargon, clutter, numbers and acronyms can jumble together, undercutting meaning and frustrating even the avid reader.
The antidote to the poison of complexity is a quality of writing called “pace.” [Learn more]
(Or, this could promote the Washington, D.C. writers workshop or a seminar or some other teaching)
In Books on June 15, 2011 at 3:47 pm
Or it could show something else.