Writing About Writing About Writing Review 18

Part 18 of an intermittent series where I read or re-read the writing books on my shelf to see if they’re worth keeping. See previous part here I’ve moved onto Nuts & Bolts for specific genres First up was Orson Scott Card’s How to Write SF&F. I’m aware that Card is a problematic figure andContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 18”

Writing About Writing About Writing Review 17

Part 17 of an intermittent series where I read or re-read the writing books on my shelf to see if they’re worth keeping. See previous part here Returning from the diversion I took last week I’m back on Mount Olympus (see here for an explanation) and reading books that concentrate on the negative side ofContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 17”

Writing About Writing About Writing: Another Diversion

It’s fair to say that life is pretty weird for everyone right now but mine has an extra dollop of weird glop because I’ve been made redundant from the day job and have to find a job (not a unique experience for sure) – job hunting in Covid times is weird, plus I’ve been workingContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing: Another Diversion”

Writing About Writing About Writing Review 16

Part 16 of an intermittent series where I read or re-read the writing books on my shelf to see if they’re worth keeping. See previous part here This time round I’ve skipped a week – things going on, you know how it is -lockdown, day jobs, one thing crowds out another… I’ve re-read a fewContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 16”

Writing About Writing About Writing Review 15

Part 15 of an intermittent series where I read or re-read the writing books on my shelf to see if they’re worth keeping. See previous part here Well it’s 2021 and I’ve read a whole bunch (although only skim read a couple tbh) of writing books I realised that in a previous article I saidContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 15”

Writing About Writing About Writing Review 13

Part 13 of an intermittent series where I read or re-read the writing books on my shelf to see if they’re worth keeping. See previous part here Part 13 on Friday the 13th you say? What could possibly go wrong… First up this time round, continuing the ‘generic writing books by actual authors’ is ChuckContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 13”

Writing About Writing About Writing – a slight detour

Part of an intermittent series where I read or re-read the writing books on my shelf to see if they’re worth keeping. See previous part here I’m calling this a slight detour as I’m adding some thoughts about writing books that I’ve read that are not really in the nut&bolts section (in which I’m currentlyContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing – a slight detour”

Writing about writing about writing Review 7

Part 7 of an intermittent series where I read or re-read the writing books on my shelf to see if they’re worth keeping. See previous part here So we are onto ‘How to Fiction’ books and I started with the subject of reading. All writers start as readers and the writer’s path should start withContinue reading “Writing about writing about writing Review 7”