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The writer’s bane is…writing

June 5th, 2008 · Comments Off

I’ve just finished reading Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird, a wonderfully humourous book full of advice on how to write and how to overcome those challenges all writers face. Here’s an excerpt I particularly like: “But how?” my students ask. “How do you actually do it?” You sit down, I say. You try to sit […]

Tags: books · inspiration · reading · writing · writing humour

Find a good book faster

January 31st, 2008 · Comments Off

I’ve been looking around for a book review website that aggregates all the critic reviews, sort of like Rotten tomatoes does with movies. The best I could find was the website for Bookmarks Magazine. They add up reviews from most major US newspapers to give a book a rating out of five stars. It’s a […]

Tags: reading