Book Reviews

A Feast for Word Lovers: The Oxford American Writer’s Thesaurus

25 November, 2008 Posted by Joanna As Book Reviews (13) Comment

The third and final book I’m going to review this month is the Oxford American Writer’s Thesaurus.
Thesaurus: wordfinder, wordbook, synonym dictionary

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Thinking About Self-Publishing? Read This Book

21 November, 2008 Posted by Joanna As Book Reviews (8) Comment

I first heard about The Well Fed Self-Publisher when Yvonne Russell wrote about it one weekend at the Writers’ Cafe.  When she told me about not just the book but the way the author Peter Bowerman had connected with her - modelling all the behaviours he talks about in his book - I knew it [...]

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Writing About the Age of Conversation

19 November, 2008 Posted by Joanna As Book Reviews (13) Comment

The Age of Conversation 2 is what you might call a writing experiment on a grand scale.  It’s a project that has brought together 239 authors from 15 nations to write on a voluntary basis about ‘The Age of Conversation’, with the proceeds going to charity.
The book was launched on the 29th October and I’ve [...]

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What Do You Look For in a Book Review?

17 November, 2008 Posted by Joanna As Book Reviews (26) Comment

I’m introducing a new (occasional) feature at Confident Writing: reviews of books that I think will be relevant to your work as writers (and bloggers).
There’s a few reasons why I’m starting this just now.  For one, ‘experimenting’ month seemed like the right time to add in something new.   Plus I’ve got a whole pile of [...]

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