My three favorite books on writing

Over the 18+ years I have been editing, I have read many books on writing. In this video book talk, I discuss my three favorite books:

  • The Elements of Style by Strunk and White,
  • Style: Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace by Joseph Williams, and
  • Line by Line by Clair Kehrwald Cook (published by the Modern Language Association).

Following a brief overview of these books, I discuss my criticism with writing books in general.

This book talk is part one of five. Parts two through five discuss our writing books and resources.
Click here to view all five parts.

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