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How to Write Short - Roy Peter Clark

Roy Peter Clark: How to Write Short

Review of Roy Peter Clark: How to Write Short – Word Craft for Fast Times In a classic Simpson’s episode (aren’t they all classics…) dutiful wife Marge is cooking Homer microwave meatloaf. The usually impatient husband is beside himself waiting… Homer: Is it done yet? Is it done yet? Marge: Your meatloaf will be ready […]

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Best Books for Writers and Authors

Best Books for Writers and Authors What are the best books for writers and authors? I’ve been reading a lot of books – as usual – and in particular books to help me with my writing. Here is my list of best books for writers and authors. I’ll add more as a I read them. Plus […]

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Bad Books

How to Write Bad Books

I read a lot of books. And, I share a lot of the better ones here through book reviews and the really good ones over at Book Rapper. I generally don’t share with you the ones that I consider to be ‘bad’ books. I thought it was time to share some of the things that […]

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How to Write Better

How to Write Better

Recently, I’ve had a few people comment on my blog writing. And, mostly it’s been favourable. Generally, the comments suggest that I write in a comfortable, casual and friendly way. And, the ideal compliment, ‘It’s like you’re talking to me’. This is usually followed up by the question, ‘How can I write better?’ Here’s seven […]

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Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell: The Secret to his Success

What makes someone successful? In particular what makes Malcolm Gladwell (Author’s Website) so successful? He’s written four New York Times best sellers and it’s likely his most recent publication David and Goliath (Amazon) will follow suit. Haircuts One story I’d heard was that his career took off when he grew his hair. Instead of simply […]

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