Constance Hale - Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch: Let Verbs Power Your Writing

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 7:00pm

Constance Hale talks about Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch: Let Verbs Power Your Writing ($26.95), a writing handbook that celebrates the infinite pizzazz of verbs. Writers know it instinctively: Verbs make a sentence zing. And grammar gurus agree: Drama in writing emerges from the interplay of a subject (noun) and a predicate (verb). This book zooms in on the colorful world of verbs.

Constance Hale is the author of Wired Style and Sin and Syntax. She has taught at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University and UC Berkeley Extension. She is based in San Francisco, California.

 

Location: 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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$26.95
ISBN: 9780393081169
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 15th, 2012

Writers know it instinctively: Verbs make a sentence zing. Grammar gurus agree: Drama in writing emerges from the interplay of a subject (noun) and a predicate (verb). Constance Hale, the best-selling author of Sin and Syntax, zooms in on the colorful world of verbs.