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Wordsmithy by Douglas Wilson
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Sep 21, 15

it was amazing
bookshelves: writing
Read from September 16 to 21, 2015

Fun to read and full of wisdom for writers. I appreciate how he doesn't mystify the writer/writing like many books about writing do. His call to look out to the world without focusing on yourself doing the looking is refreshing. These are just some thoughts of mine among many.

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09/16/2015 marked as: currently-reading
09/19/2015 page 54
45.0% "Very good. His words on preferring "real life duties over real life tourism", sustaining an interest in the world, and reading without worrying about remembering everything have stuck with me."
09/20/2015 page 81
67.0% "...good teaching consists in loving the subject you are teaching in the presence of students whom you also love...In the case of writers, the students would be your readers...The subject really needs to be words, and words wherever you might be able to find them.-pg 78"
09/21/2015 marked as: read

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