My 2020 Plan has included reading all those helpful books I have acquired but never actually read. I bought a brand new A4 notebook, to put all my notes into, with the idea that this notebook would contain the sum total of all my research on the art of writing. And so that the books… Continue reading Elements of Style
I recently read The Anatomy of Story, by John Truby and now I understand story more deeply than if I had read for a thousand years. I could never have afforded any kind of college or graduate level course in creative writing. And the few books I bought on the subject were mostly creative writing… Continue reading “The Anatomy of Storytelling” Should Be Titled “How to Take Your Lumpy Mashed Potato Mess of A Story and Turn it Into the Classiest Duchess Potatoes You Ever Ate. WITH Nutmeg.”
How Do You Like Me Now? by Holly Bourne Pub. 2018, by Hodder & Stoughton This is the first time in several years I have read a book in the same year it was published. I almost always buy books second hand because I am a cheapskate. The last time I can remember is reading… Continue reading Book Review: How Do You Like Me Now?