Writing About Writing About Writing – a pause

As per the last blog post I started a new job – and am currently on the learning curve. I remember the days when I used to read other things than technical docs and manuals. This is another slight tangent from the intermittent series where I read or re-read the writing books on my shelfContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing – a pause”

Writing About Writing About Writing Review 22

Part 22 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 on to Nuts & Bolts of Scriptwriting. First up was the venerable Art of Dramatic Writing by Lajos Egri. I’m not sure about this book. ItContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 22”

Writing About Writing About Writing Review 21

Part 21 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 As per the last of these I’ve been reading “How to Write comics” books. First up was the sequel to Drawing Words & Writing Pictures which was inContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 21”

Writing About Writing About Writing Review 20

Part 20 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 (and next) I’m talking books about comics. It’s been a long-held desire of mine to write for comics (friendly editors take note.) Seven Deadly SwordsContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 20”

Writing About Writing About Writing Review 19

Part 19 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 As promised last time I’ve moved onto the books I have about editing and revision. I also received and read the Pocket Workshop from Clarion. As per usualContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 19”

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”