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Another book read, another set of shiny pencils to toss into the toolbox.   Writing Tools, written by Roy Peter Clark, is a book I would highly recommend.  

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Happy trails to Roy Peter Clark, my coach and friend

Roy Peter Clark is retiring from Poynter.

Part of me wants to congratulate Roy and wish him well. Part of me wants to tell him he can’t leave us. 345 more words


READ: A Review on Writing Tools by Roy Peter Clark

Writing Tools is generally an organized classic guidebook of four parts: “Nuts and Bolts,” “Special Effects,” Blueprints for Stories,” and “Useful Habits.” filled with compilation of 50 essential strategies, examples, and activities for better writing which best applies to journalism and literature. 672 more words


Read about Roy Peter Clark's writing process

In class today I will discuss the writing process and how three of the best writing coaches in journalism have broken it down. I encourage reading… 10 more words

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Become a Better Writer by Reading these 5 Books

It’s a generally agreed upon fact that readers make better writers. You don’t have to be a voracious reader to be a great writer, but it’s definitely recommended. 455 more words


When Inspiration is Lost (Writing Edition)

Artwork © Jenny S; stock photo from Pixabay

Sometimes, I wonder why I even call myself a writer.

Don’t get me wrong—I love writing. In fact, there are days that go by when, if I haven’t sat my rear down and put words on a screen or paper, I feel as though I’m doing something… 735 more words



Each of us brings our personal history to the table of writing, revision, editing, and criticism.”  –Roy Peter Clark, HELP! for Writers 303 more words