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Just an avid reader. Mostly SF/Fantasy, some hobbies, paranormal, urban fantasy and lighter, fluffier things.

 

Currently reading

Room for Improvement
Stacey Ballis
Progress: 1 %
Silver Shadows
Richelle Mead
Victory of Eagles (Temeraire Series #5)
Naomi Novik
Dragon Actually
G.A. Aiken
Progress: 1 %
An American Werewolf In Hoboken (Wolf Mates Book 1)
Dakota Cassidy
Progress: 56 %

 

 

 

Favorite Book Quotes


"Never interrupt your enemy while he is making a mistake"— Lois McMaster Bujold

 

Sounds funny for my writer friends

How to Success!: A Writer's Guide to Fame and Fortune - Corinne Caputo

Well, doubt many of you are seeking that perfect paragraph shape.  From the synopsis:

This parody self-help book for writers is filled with hilariously misguided tips, factual-looking charts, and other advice that knowingly pokes fun at writerly foibles while still cheering would-be authors on.

 

With this book, struggling writers can find suggestions for effective paragraph shapes, tips on where to find inspiration (in your reflection, in the shapes of gum stuck to the ground, in a consultation with your doctor), thoughtful poses for author photos, pull-out procrastination excuses, and much more.

 

How to Success! is filled with enough almost-helpful advice to keep aspiring writers amused, unblocked, and on their way to literary fame.

 

(It's one of March's ARCs (Early Reviewers program) over on LibraryThing.)

Source: http://www.librarything.com/er/list