America's most influential writing teacher offers an engaging and practical guide to effective short-form writing.
Roy Peter Clark is vice president and senior scholar at the Poynter Institute, one of the world's most prestigious schools for journalists. He is the author or editor of seventeen books about writing and journalism, including Writing Tools, The Glamour of Grammar, and Help! for Writers. He lives in St. Petersburg, Florida.
HOW TO WRITE SHORT both instructs and delights, in equal measure. On every page there is some useful advice and an amusing observation or illustration. Read this book!. - Ben Yagoda, author of How to Not Write BadA fun, practical guide. Clark really knows his way around a sentence. Learn from him. - Christopher Johnson, author of MicrostyleEngaging, entertaining, indispensable. - James Geary, author of The World in a Phrase and I Is an Other