Several Short Sentences about Writing Lib/E

Verlyn Klinkenborg (Read by)
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Blackstone Publishing
Publish Date
November 14, 2017
Compact Disc
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About the Author

Verlyn Klinkenborg is the author of The Last Fine Time, Making Hay, and The Rural Life. His articles have appeared in many magazines, including The New Yorker, Harper's, Audubon, Smithsonian, and The New Republic. He teaches creative writing at Harvard University.


Expertise and zeal are required for an established writer to offer genuinely useful guidance to aspiring writers. It also helps if the writer teaches writing, as Klinkenborg has for many years...The result is a unique anatomy of the sentence and the writing mind and a clarifying and invigorating 'book of first steps.'

-- "Booklist"

A fresh perspective on writing that goes against conventional classroom theory.

-- "Shelf Awareness"

Powerful...Each sentence miraculously contains an idea or insight that lesser writers would have milked for several pages.

-- "Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"

No other book, old or new, is as well reasoned as this, as entertaining or as wise...Best book on writing. Ever.

-- "New York Journal of Books"