I’m in Quezon City circle, seated beside a sign that says, Feed the Artist: Free Writing Group. It’s an invitation to all aspiring writers who want to engage in collective learning. I don’t want to teach. I want to be a cheerleader. I want to cheer people on and lead them toward inspiration.
Archive for April, 2012
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Posted in My Virtual Notebook, Writing Posts, tagged Adverb, Arts, George Orwell, note taking, notes, Roy Peter Clark, tip, tips, Verb, write, writer, Writers Resources, writing, Writing Exercises, Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer on April 28, 2012 | Leave a Comment »
I just read Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer by Roy Peter Clark. Here are the writing tips that I learned:
1. You can write long sentences as long as you begin them with the subject and verb.
2. Delay the subject and verb to create suspense.
3. “2-3-1 tool of emphasis” end with the strongest word, start with the second strongest word, put the weak word in the middle.
4. Prefer active verbs.
5. Use passive verbs if action is being done to the subject. Subject=”victim” of verb