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Write Better

A Lifelong Editor on Craft, Art, and Spirituality
A Lifelong Editor on Craft, Art, and Spirituality
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In this primer on nonfiction writing, Andrew Le Peau offers insights he has learned as a published author and long-time editor. In this book you'll find practical advice on how to develop writing skills and strategies that can move writers toward fresher, more vital, and perhaps more beautiful expressions of the human condition. You'll also discover how the act of writing can affect your life in God.

Table of Contents:

Part 1: The Craft of Writing
1. Finding an Opening
2. Knowing Your Audience
3. Giving Structure
4. The Character of Persuasion
5. The Craft of Persuasion
6. Creating Dramatic Nonfiction
7. Cracking Our Writer's Block
8. The Nuts, Bolts, Hammers, and Saws of Good Rewriting
9. We Remember Endings First
10. Titles That Work

Part 2: The Art of Writing
11. Creativity, the Mysterious Muse
12. Breaking the Rules
13. The Key to Powerful Prose--Tone
14. For the Love of Metaphor
15. Less Is More

Part 3: The Spirituality of Writing
16. Called to Write
17. The Quest for Voice
18. The Spirituality of Writing About Yourself
19. Spiritual Authority and Writing
20. The Courage to Create and Let Go
21. Stewards with a Message

Appendix A: Get Thee to a Platform
Appendix B: Editors and Agents Do Make Cowards of Us All
Appendix C: The Coauthor Doth Protest Too Much, Methinks
Appendix D: To Self-Publish or Not to Self-Publish
Appendix E: The Copyright's the Thing
Online Resources from Andrew T. Le Peau
Recommended Reading
Notes

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In this primer on nonfiction writing, Andrew Le Peau offers insights he has learned as a published author and long-time editor. In this book you'll find practical advice on how to develop writing skills and strategies that can move writers toward fresher, more vital, and perhaps more beautiful expressions of the human condition. You'll also discover how the act of writing can affect your life in God.

Table of Contents:

Part 1: The Craft of Writing
1. Finding an Opening
2. Knowing Your Audience
3. Giving Structure
4. The Character of Persuasion
5. The Craft of Persuasion
6. Creating Dramatic Nonfiction
7. Cracking Our Writer's Block
8. The Nuts, Bolts, Hammers, and Saws of Good Rewriting
9. We Remember Endings First
10. Titles That Work

Part 2: The Art of Writing
11. Creativity, the Mysterious Muse
12. Breaking the Rules
13. The Key to Powerful Prose--Tone
14. For the Love of Metaphor
15. Less Is More

Part 3: The Spirituality of Writing
16. Called to Write
17. The Quest for Voice
18. The Spirituality of Writing About Yourself
19. Spiritual Authority and Writing
20. The Courage to Create and Let Go
21. Stewards with a Message

Appendix A: Get Thee to a Platform
Appendix B: Editors and Agents Do Make Cowards of Us All
Appendix C: The Coauthor Doth Protest Too Much, Methinks
Appendix D: To Self-Publish or Not to Self-Publish
Appendix E: The Copyright's the Thing
Online Resources from Andrew T. Le Peau
Recommended Reading
Notes

Read More

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    • SKU: 9780830845699
    • Manufacturer: IVP Books
    • ISBN 13: 9780830845699
    • Publication Date: 10/01/2019
    • Format: Paperback
    • Width: 5.50 inches
    • Height: 0.75 inches
    • Length: 8.25 inches
    • Weight: 0.74 pounds
    • SKU: 9780830865659
    • Manufacturer: IVP Books
    • Author: Andrew T. Le Peau
    • ISBN 13: 9780830865659
    • Publication Date: 10/01/2019
    • Format: Electronic Media
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