How to Write Short : Word Craft for Fast Times, Paperback / softback Book

How to Write Short : Word Craft for Fast Times Paperback / softback


In HOW TO WRITER 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.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
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  • Category: Writing & editing guides
  • ISBN: 9780316204323

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