A Writer's Coach by Jack R. Hart
An Editor's Guide to Words That Work

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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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About Jack R. Hart

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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.
Published August 22, 2006 by Anchor. 304 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Fiction writers who are facing the overwhelming task of simply getting started will find Hart’s discussion of the writing process and the strategies he provides a great boon.

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