Genres: Writing

  • Everything and Less – The Novel in the Age of Amazon

    Everything and Less – The Novel in the Age of Amazon

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    This is a fairly academic look at how Amazon has affected the world of literary fiction, and genre fiction. It takes a brief look at the enshittification cycle that Amazon is embarking on as it changes it’s stance from growing the sellers on it’s platform, to driving prices down and extracting as much profit as…

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  • Do the Work

    Do the Work

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    Why don’t you do the work? According to Pressfield it’s because of the resistance and the more important an item is to our soul/survival the more the resistance will rear is head to stop us from doing the work. This short book is all about helping you encounter the resistance so you can do the…

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  • How to Write a Lot

    How to Write a Lot

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    Paul J Silvia shares his tips for writing a lot and in that he identifies the place that most people fall down in their writing, they dream of it without having any plan on how to do the damn work. If you’re looking for a short guide to kick you in the ass about not…

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  • Book Wars

    Book Wars

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    John B Thompson covers the rise of the ebook and what it meant for publishing. From the dominance of Amazon, to the metoric rise, then slow dwindle of ebook readers…there is something here for anyone that is interested in the industry of writing and books. Read my longer review of Book Wars Purchase Book Wars…

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  • How to Make Notes and Write

    How to Make Notes and Write

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    The goal of Dan’s book is to teach you to take good notes and turn them into good writing in the academic/school world. Dan says that if you have an assignment you should always be able to find something interesting in it and turn that interesting bit into something you can write well about. I’d…

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