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Sunday, June 29, 2008

Books About Writing Found on My Desk -- In no particular order:

Roget's Super Thesaurus by Marc McCutcheon

Merriam-Webster's Manual for Writers and Editors

AP Broadcast News Handbook by Brad Kalbfeld

On Writing by Stephen King

The Elements of Editing by Arthur Plotnik

The Elements of Style (Fourth Edition) by Strunk and White

The Elements of Journalism by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel

Woe is I by Patricia T. O'Conner

I don't know if you've noticed, but I'm writing more lately, and enjoying the process a lot. I don't know what to credit it to, but it's certainly due in part to a conversation a week ago with Roger Green about his blogging process. So, thanks, Roger.



Blogger Nik said...

You HAVE been a blogging fool lately I've noticed, er, not that I'm calling you a fool or anything.

King's book really is one of the great texts, and the Elements Of... are all excellent. I haven't read Woe Is I, I really must give that a try sometime.

29 June, 2008 19:54  
Blogger Alan David Doane said...

Definitely recommended, Nik!

29 June, 2008 19:55  

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