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The Resource How to write short : word craft for fast times, by Roy Peter Clark

How to write short : word craft for fast times, by Roy Peter Clark

Label
How to write short : word craft for fast times
Title
How to write short
Title remainder
word craft for fast times
Statement of responsibility
by Roy Peter Clark
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Offers advice and tips for packing a punch while being succinct when writing titles, essays, Tweets, letters, and emails in short form
Cataloging source
JCX
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Clark, Roy Peter
Dewey number
808.042
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • offprints
  • bibliography
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  • English language
  • Report writing
Target audience
general
Label
How to write short : word craft for fast times, by Roy Peter Clark
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When words are worth a thousand pictures -- How to write short. Collect short writing ; Study short writing wherever it finds you ; Read for focus ; Practice reading at a glance ; Follow the work of short writers ; Write in the margins ; Embrace the lyric ; No dumping ; Tap the power of two ; Learn to balance ; Give weight to one side ; Change your pace ; Hit your target ; Count to three ; Inject the juice of parallels ; Tweak the predictable ; Vary hard and soft words ; Join the six-word discipline ; Cut it short ; Add by contraction ; Excerpt-- but in context ; Surprise with brevity -- How to write short with a purpose. Enshrine ; Crack wise ; Sound wise ; Sell ; Entice ; Surprise with content ; Reframe messages as dialogue ; Marry words with pictures ; Summarize and define ; List ; Report and narrate ; Title ; Protect against the misuses of short writing -- A few final words-- 441 to be exact
Control code
000053438940
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
viii, 264 pages
Isbn
9780316204323
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)888198554
Label
How to write short : word craft for fast times, by Roy Peter Clark
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When words are worth a thousand pictures -- How to write short. Collect short writing ; Study short writing wherever it finds you ; Read for focus ; Practice reading at a glance ; Follow the work of short writers ; Write in the margins ; Embrace the lyric ; No dumping ; Tap the power of two ; Learn to balance ; Give weight to one side ; Change your pace ; Hit your target ; Count to three ; Inject the juice of parallels ; Tweak the predictable ; Vary hard and soft words ; Join the six-word discipline ; Cut it short ; Add by contraction ; Excerpt-- but in context ; Surprise with brevity -- How to write short with a purpose. Enshrine ; Crack wise ; Sound wise ; Sell ; Entice ; Surprise with content ; Reframe messages as dialogue ; Marry words with pictures ; Summarize and define ; List ; Report and narrate ; Title ; Protect against the misuses of short writing -- A few final words-- 441 to be exact
Control code
000053438940
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
viii, 264 pages
Isbn
9780316204323
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)888198554

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