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Roy Peter Clark

4.02 of 5 Votes: 3
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The Glamour of Grammar: A Guide to the Magic and Mystery of Practical English (2010)
language
English
3.83 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Anyone who is serious about writing in any form should read this book. It elevates the consciousness of each aspect of writing without paralyzing the writer. It is a book completely written for the writer and yet is approachable at many levels. I recommended it to colleagues a...
The Glamour of Grammar the Glamour of Grammar: A Guide to the Magic and Mystery of Practical English a Guide to the Magic and Mystery of Practical English (2010)
language
English
3.83 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I enjoy reading books about language, grammar, punctuation…even diagramming sentences (loved “Sister Bernadette’s Barking Dog”), so I was disappointed that I didn’t like this book more. I very much appreciate the author’s assertion that grammar isn’t, or shouldn’t be, all about f...
How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times (2013)
language
English
3.26 of 5 Votes: 6
review 1: I finished this book last night intent to give it a measly 3 stars. But then, today at work, I was asked to write a speech for our CEO. And I nailed it. Academy award speech material, folks -- replete with jokes, allusions to a higher purpose, and even a little a sass about boob...
Help! For Writers: 210 Solutions to the Problems Every Writer Faces (2011)
language
English
3.86 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This book was very helpful and surprisingly easy to read. The author, Roy Peter Clark, gave so many fun anecdotes about “the writing life” and all its foils, with humor and earnest insight. It’s not always as easy as it looks.The Table of Contents reads like a text book, which ...
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