Left Coast Writers® Salon: Constance Hale - Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch


Left Coast Writers® Literary Salon at Book Passage in Corte Madera  

Author Constance Hale presents Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch: Let Verbs Power Your Writing ($26.95). Synthesizing the pedagogical and the popular, the scholarly and the scandalous, Hale combines the wit of Bill Bryson with the practical wisdom of William Zinsser. She marches through linguistic history to paint a layered picture of our language—from before it really existed to the quirky usages we see online today.

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.

Book Passage hosts the monthly meetings of Left Coast Writers® at our Corte Madera store. This Literary Salon is led by author/teacherLinda Watanabe McFerrin. The monthly meetings provide an evening of literary connections, support, counsel, provocative readings, writing tips, literary chat, unabashed networking, and great fun. Each meeting also features a presentation by one of several Bay Area literary figures. The fee includes membership in Left Coast Writers®, a group of new and experienced writers. LCW has its own lively newsletter and website at www.leftcoastwriters.com/.  

 

 

 

Location: 
Street:
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
City:
Corte Madera
,
Province:
California
Postal Code:
94925
Country:
United States
$26.95
ISBN-13: 9780393081169
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company, 10/2012



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