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Dewey’s Negativity Meme & More

Dewey has put up a fantastic new book meme that I just have to participate in, because it provides plenty of food for thought: the negativity meme. 1. When you dislike a book, do you say so in your blog?

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What would you change?

Today’s Booking through Thursday meme encourages book bloggers to think about what book(s) they would want to change and how if they wielded the editor’s pen. I can certainly understand the various people who felt that they couldn’t answer that,

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"Grammar & Style at Your Fingertips" by Lara M. Robbins

Pros: A bare-bones, up-to-date, highly useful reference tool for grammar and style issues Cons: None Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Alpha Books. Special note: This is a review of an ARC (advance reading copy), which is

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"Novelist’s Boot Camp", by Todd A. Stone

In particular anyone who wants to make a living writing commercial fiction should try out the methods in this book–if you need to put out novels on a deadline and take such things as genre considerations into account, you’ll find an incredible wealth of help between the pages of this book.

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"Between the Lines: Master the subtle elements of fiction writing", Jessica Page Morrell

The mysteries of fiction become so much more understandable when viewed through Ms. Morrell’s eyes, and I cannot recommend this book highly enough.

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