Category Archives: Writing Books

Do you write in your books?

Last time, I talked about how reading Francine Prose’s Reading Like a Writer made me rethink my principled stance against rereading books. As you may remember, I had stopped rereading books after my daughter was born so that I could focus … Continue reading

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Do you reread books?

I stopped rereading books ten years ago when my daughter was born and reading time became a precious commodity. After reading Francine Prose’s book Reading Like a Writer over the holidays, I’m starting to wonder if that was a mistake. Continue reading

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Book Review: What Kings Ate and Wizards Drank

What Kings Ate & Wizards Drank By Krista D. Ball Illustrated by Stephan Lorenz Published by Tyche Books Ltd, 2012 For me, reading books about writing is a lot like eating celery. I’ll do it (eventually) because I know it’s … Continue reading

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How John Gardner convinced me to stop being an idiot

Those of you who read my other blog know by now that I spend a great deal of time researching and writing answers to other peoples’ questions. The Four-Year-Old asks the questions on Caterpickles. A slightly older audience asks them … Continue reading

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