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The Poynter Institute's Roy Peter Clark provides tools for your writing toolbox. Clark is the author of the book Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer. Poynter's podcasts are sponsored by The City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism.

Roy's Writing Tools Poynter Institute

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    • 3.9 • 150 Ratings

The Poynter Institute's Roy Peter Clark provides tools for your writing toolbox. Clark is the author of the book Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer. Poynter's podcasts are sponsored by The City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism.

    Roy's Writing Tool #1: Begin Sentences with Subjects and Verbs

    Roy's Writing Tool #1: Begin Sentences with Subjects and Verbs

    • 1 min
    Roy's Writing Tool #2: Order Words for Emphasis

    Roy's Writing Tool #2: Order Words for Emphasis

    • 1 min
    Roy's Writing Tool #3: Activate Your Verbs

    Roy's Writing Tool #3: Activate Your Verbs

    • 1 min
    Roy's Writing Tool #4: Be Passive Aggressive

    Roy's Writing Tool #4: Be Passive Aggressive

    • 1 min
    Roy's Writing Tool #5: Watch Those Adverbs

    Roy's Writing Tool #5: Watch Those Adverbs

    • 1 min
    Roy's Writing Tool #6: Take It Easy on the "-ings"

    Roy's Writing Tool #6: Take It Easy on the "-ings"

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
150 Ratings

150 Ratings

Sir Sal ,

A-

Simple, short and clear. Are my verbs for the first pod cast. It's important that students avoid getting overwhelmed while learning a new technique. Well done!

Felipespainyard ,

Can I have some more, please, sir?

Good stuff! I

Kc 1 5 ,

If you are a writer like me than you need this course

The short well written lessons are very informative.

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