Writing a book, any book, is a journey.
“. . . will empower you to give the technique a try.”
Barbara Abercrombie has packed her extensive knowledge into an exercise book for writers.
“Ms. Goldberg pushes the reader past fear and doubt into a glorious empowerment . . .”
The road to good writing does not proceed in a straight line.
“To Show and to Tell: The Craft of Literary Nonfiction provides clues as to how one might aspire to write the way Mr. Lopate does.”
“All writers, seasoned or newbie, should read, absorb, and put to use the lessons Don McNair offers . . .”
“. . . an entertaining book for fans and writers of all levels.”
“. . . learn to express yourself in a language that is in alignment with your true nature.”
“. . . [a] worthwhile addition to any word-lover’s book shelf.”
“. . . an honest portrayal of the battles of a few meant to benefit not only themselves but those who came after them.”
“Ms. Baranick contrives one cringe-worthy analogy after another.”
“. . . a devotional on the subject of writing. A paean.”
“You will be inspired and encouraged to write your way toward the inherent power of your story—becoming a better writer in the process.”
“In moments like this, the reader wishes that Ms.
“In Mr. Rowse’s opinion, what we may be losing in terms of linguistic perfection is actually leading us to communicate more and thus to greater understanding between people.
“A master in his own right, . . .
“Newspaperman is part memoir, part history. . . .
“in Ms. Ciuraru’s talented hands, these assembled brief tales of authors’ lives . . . make for what can only truthfully be called ravishing reading. . . .
You may wonder what a stylebook is.
Tiny Terror: Why Truman Capote (Almost) Wrote Answered Prayers is a victim of what might be called “the curse of a beautiful face.” Or, more precisely, the curse of a beautiful title.
The first edition of The Everything Guide to Writing Children’s Books was published in 2002.
James Geary’s latest book on the nuances of the English language is called I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the World.
Ralph Keyes begins his book, Euphemania: Our Love Affair with Euphemisms, with a rather dull example from another author’s book.
The Writer’s Guide to Psychology is on a mission. Its title tells it all.
Is the term “nervous breakdown” an accurate description of what can happen to someone under stress and who might be struggling with a major depression or panic attacks?
We can carve journalism into two distinct cuts: the tough, chewy chuck of reporting and recording events and facts, and the sirloin of narrative.