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Clark, Roy Peter

Writing Tools

50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer

€ 17.95

Introduces a collection of fifty universal tools and strategies that writers of all kinds can use every day, accompanied by hundreds of examples from journalism and literature, ranging from "Watch those adverbs" to "Turn Your Notebook into a Camera." Reprint. 15,000 first printing.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Introduction: A Nation of Writers 3(6)
Part One. NUTS AND BOLTS
9(48)
Begin sentences with subjects and verbs.
11(4)
Order words for emphasis.
15(4)
Activate your verbs.
19(4)
Be passive-aggressive.
23(4)
Watch those adverbs.
27(4)
Take it easy on the -ings.
31(5)
Fear not the long sentence.
36(5)
Establish a pattern, then give it a twist.
41(4)
Let punctuation control pace and space.
45(5)
Cut big, then small.
50(7)
Part Two. SPECIAL EFFECTS
57(60)
Prefer the simple over the technical.
59(5)
Give key words their space.
64(4)
Play with words, even in serious stories.
68(4)
Get the name of the dog.
72(4)
Pay attention to names.
76(4)
Seek original images.
80(4)
Riff on the creative language of others.
84(4)
Set the pace with sentence length.
88(5)
Vary the lengths of paragraphs.
93(5)
Choose the number of elements with a purpose in mind.
98(5)
Know when to back off and when to show off.
103(4)
Climb up and down the ladder of abstraction.
107(5)
Tune your voice.
112(5)
Part Three. BLUEPRINTS
117(76)
Work from a plan.
119(5)
Learn the difference between reports and stories.
124(4)
Use dialogue as a form of action.
128(5)
Reveal traits of character.
133(4)
Put odd and interesting things next to each other.
137(5)
Foreshadow dramatic events and powerful conclusions.
142(4)
To generate suspense, use internal cliffhangers.
146(4)
Build your work around a key question.
150(5)
Place gold coins along the path.
155(4)
Repeat, repeat, and repeat.
159(6)
Write from different cinematic angles.
165(4)
Report and write for scenes.
169(5)
Mix narrative modes.
174(5)
In short works, don`t waste a syllable.
179(5)
Prefer archetypes to stereotypes.
184(4)
Write toward an ending.
188(5)
Part Four. USEFUL HABITS
193(52)
Draft a mission statement for your work.
195(5)
Turn procrastination into rehearsal.
200(5)
Do your homework well in advance.
205(5)
Read for both form and content.
210(4)
Save string.
214(5)
Break long projects into parts.
219(4)
Take an interest in all crafts that support your work.
223(5)
Recruit your own support group.
228(4)
Limit self-criticism in early drafts.
232(4)
Learn from your critics.
236(4)
Own the tools of your craft.
240(5)
Afterword 245(1)
Acknowledgments 246(3)
Writing Tools Quick List 249(6)
Index 255
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
260 pagina's
Januari 2008
249 gram
210 x 140 x 19 mm
Little Brown & Co us

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