Writer's Coach: An Editor's Guide to Words that Work

Writer's Coach: An Editor's Guide to Words that Work

by Jack R. Hart
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Writer's Coach: An Editor's Guide to Words that Work by Jack R. Hart

Mystified over misplaced modifiers? In a trance from intransitive verbs? Paralyzed from using the passive voice? To aid writers, from beginners to professionals, legendary writing coach Jack Hart presents a comprehensive, practical, step-by-step approach to the writing process. He shares his techniques for composing and sustaining powerful writing and demonstrates how to overcome the most common obstacles such as procrastination, writer’s block, and excessive polishing. With instructive examples and excerpts from outstanding writing to provide inspiration, A Writer’s Coach is a boon to writers, editors, teachers, and students.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375424397
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/22/2006
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 495 KB

About the Author

Jack Hart is a managing editor of The Oregonian and has served as the newspaper's writing coach and staff development director. Formerly a professor of journalism at The University of Oregon, he has often lectured at Harvard's Niemann Conference for Narrative Journalism, and he teaches at writers' conferences throughout the country.


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