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Sometimes the Magic Works by Terry Brooks
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Jul 10, 2010

did not like it
bookshelves: reference, ref-writing, 2010-summer
Read in July, 2010 — I own a copy

I was hoping this would be something like Bird by Bird (Anne Lamott) or Writing Down the Bones (Natalie Goldberg) but it wasn't. The writing was dry and I don't agree with some of the things he had to say about the writing process. Mostly, I was disappointed that I had to skim the entire book to find two or three useful insights that I hadn't heard before. Your mileage may vary.
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