I cannot say enough good things about Priscilla Long’s THE WRITERS PORTABLE MENTOR. It is a book for those of us who write, a thorough, yet charming, scrapbook of daily exercises to strengthen our mastery of words, sentences, phrases, metaphors and simile.
But it is not just a book of exercises. It is also a collection of writer’s lore. A book that tells us not only how to handle words, but how to see things as a writer sees them. How to find the right structure for the ideas that we have. And most of all, how to collect words. For anyone who is serious about improving their writing craft, I say buy this book. Five stars.