How to Write a Book Review Worth Reading

Writing book reviews seems easy - just talk about the book, and whether you liked it or didn't like it and why. It's common to forget that a review (a critical perspective on a text) should have an argument it's trying to prove. There must be commentary, not just summary. In an effort to clarify … Continue reading How to Write a Book Review Worth Reading

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Failing NaNoWriMo

Last year, I failed at NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo (short for National Novel Writing Month) is a non-profit that's dedicated to helping people tell their stories. The idea is that if you log 1500 words a day from November 1 - 30, by the end you'll have an entire novel. Last year was my first year in … Continue reading Failing NaNoWriMo