Roy Peter Clarkis senior scholar at the Poynter Institute, one of the most prestigious schools for journalists in the world. He has taught writing at every level -- to schoolchildren and Pulitzer Prize-winning authors -- for more than thirty years. A writer who teaches and a teacher who writes, he has authored or edited seventeen books on writing and journalism, includingWriting Tools,The Glamour of Grammar, andHelp! for Writers. He lives in St. Petersburg, Florida.
To communicate with power and a few words is a valuable skill. Journalist and writing instructor Roy Peter Clark has served the writing community with HOW TO WRITE SHORT. I enjoyed this book and believe if you apply the teaching; it will improve your writing. As Clark writes in the opening pages,"I've written HOW TO WRITE SHORT because I could not find another book quite like it and because in the digital age, short writing is king. We need more good short writing--the … more