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From one of America's most influential teachers, a collection of the best writing advice distilled from fifty language books -- from Aristotle to Strunk and White. With so many excellent writing guides lining bookstore shelves, it can be hard to know where to look for the best advice. Should you go with Natalie Goldberg or Anne Lamott? Maybe William Zinsser or Stephen King would be more appropriate. Then again, what about the classics -- Strunk and White, or even Aristotle himself? Thankfully, your search is over. In Murder Your Darlings, Roy Peter Clark, who has been a beloved and revered writing teacher to children and Pulitzer Prize winners alike for more than thirty years, has compiled a remarkable collection of more than 100 of the best writing tips from fifty of the best writing books of all time. With a chapter devoted to each key strategy, Clark expands and contextualizes the original author's suggestions and offers anecdotes about how each one helped him or other writers sharpen their skills. An invaluable resource for writers of all kinds, Murder Your Darlings is an inspiring and edifying ode to the craft of writing.


  • | Author: Roy Peter Clark
  • | Publisher: Little, Brown Spark
  • | Publication Date: January 05, 2021
  • | Number of Pages: 352 pages
  • | Language: English
  • | Binding: Paperback
  • | ISBN-10: 0316481874
  • | ISBN-13: 9780316481878
Author:
Roy Peter Clark
Publisher:
Little, Brown Spark
Publication Date:
January 05, 2021
Number of pages:
352 pages
Language:
English
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0316481874
ISBN-13:
9780316481878