An aspiring author, a publisher, and a psychotherapist walk into a writer's convention together...
I tend to be attracted to books written for writers by those in the mental health field. These people know what they're talking about. Take for instance Dr. Linda Edelstein's Writer's Guide to Character Traits. Who better to identify the inner workings of my characters than someone who has been in their heads for over 20 years? Likewise, who better to understand my woes of writing than a therapist w...more
I must digress, the book does feel mostly aimed at non-fiction authors. Much of the sales, presentation, and proposal chapters are geared towards the sale of no ...more
That being said, if you're going to talk multiple times about hating typos make sure your book doesn't have any. The multiple typos and sentences missing words entirely drove me up a wall and made him seem less credible.
I would definitely suggest it to others, though. Maybe people who aren't as nit-picky ...more