Spunk & Bite

I don't know if anyone else is buried in paperwork but between school, the business and my personal stuff I constantly seem to be decluttering, organizing and going through boxes. I found this book in the garage when I was looking for something else. I think a box of new to me books got put out in the garage when I was painting my office and that was two summers ago.

Spunk & Bite: A Writer's Guide to Bold, Contemporary Style

With chapters on Flexibility, Freshness, Texture, Word, Force, Form, Clarity and Contemporaneity, Arthur Plotnik presents a book that will help the beginning and seasoned writer to create more engaging text. With examples from contemporary text Plotnik encourages the writer "to loot a thesaurus", use "words with music and sploosh" (onomatopoeia) and break many of the writing rules you've been taught.