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"So far, this seems exellent with great insights for those who are new to the financial side and great ideas for the creative side." Jan 01, 2019 09:12PM

 
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"Interesting and detailed geographical info. The story has surprising amounts of backdrop type info. I will see how it goes as I read it small amounts at a time (it is a huge book... > 19,000 locations)" Dec 19, 2018 05:46PM

 
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This was quite interesting and very fun. It was interesting to see the flow of influence and to watch the results in characters changes. The first part of the book (1/3 maybe) was quite funny because of the odd logic presented. Many perspectives were ...more
Mark is 28% done with How to Make a Living As a Writer: So far, this seems exellent with great insights for those who are new to the financial side and great ideas for the creative side.
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I valued many aspects of this book. The coaching tips are good. The focus on good strong questions that are unassuming and insightful is great. I view it as an addendum book on coaching because it has a great general approach yet focuses on questions ...more
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I greatly enjoyed this and appreciate many concepts. It was audio only and thus I could not go back and check my highlights easily, but I'll do my best. There were many great techniques for approaching stories and for spurring on creativity. There wa ...more
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How to Make a Living As a Writer by James Scott Bell
"Lots of good, credible advice in here, but before I go on I must point something out that I found increasingly jarring as I read.

James Scott Bell repeatedly implores you to expand your reading, to challenge yourself, in order to become a better wr..." Read more of this review »
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