Why Writers Need to Read if They Want to Be GoodThis is a good one, a wake up call and just what you need to read. Thanks Jeff, for sharing your art. I heartily recommend it. This will automatically subscribe you to free updates and other occasional goodies e. I will always respect your privacy, and you can opt out at any time. Jeff has declared in this brilliant eBook the silent intentions of so many of us to write once again for the pure joy of writing. Share your thoughts and feedback in the comments below.
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Write the Stuff You Want to Read
Writing about writing seems somewhat paradoxical. But, writing about writing is an important thing to do. Better yet, writing about writing is a great way to involve yourself in a community that shares your interests. While the internet is a great place to turn to for writing advice, there are plenty of books out there that preach the craft, and many of them from some of the best writers from our time. Here are my favourites, in no particular order. Short, sweet and to the point. This book taught me about the biggest lesson to learn in writing: dedication.
Reading and writing activities are integrated throughout the book. Students explore topics in detail by reading and sharing their ideas in a written and spoken form with their colleagues. Then they practise writing paragraphs and essays on a number of topics. One is the use of a thematic approach, which, as Brandt cited in Capossella, , p. Furthermore, the themes chosen should be readily accessible to most learners.
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When I ask why they wrote a common refrain is:. I could do better. Maybe these responses are dripping with arrogance from newbie authors who knew little about craft. Or maybe the key to writing books people will love to read. I think a little of both.