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250 Things You Should Know About Writing

by Chuck Wendig

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The table of contents are simple, the language is as well.
TABLE OF CONTENTS 25 Things You Should Know About… …
Being A Writer …
Writing A Novel …
Storytelling …
Character …
Plot …
Dialogue …

This is my new writing guide.

Wendig, Chuck (2011-07-16). 250 Things You Should Know About Writing (Kindle Locations 97-111). Terribleminds. Kindle Edition. ( )
  ogaines | Sep 20, 2017 |
Impeccable. The kick in the arse any writer new to the business needs.

Another plus (in my book) is Wendigs imaginative use of swearwords. Who knew 'motherfucker' could be used in so many fascinating and clever ways? ( )
  Violetthedwarf | Oct 23, 2014 |
Fabulous book; laughed so hard I almost wet myself a few times. Is any of the information brand spanking new? Some; mostly it's things I've heard and read before, but presented in a way that's so entertaining they have a better chance of sticking in the little pea-brain I call my mind.

I love that he doesn't treat Writing as the Great Holy Quest which must be treated with All Due Reverence (cue music; genuflect now.) Lots of profanity (which should not offend anyone trying to write, we use it at if not in our work) and not sugar-coating the very rough road it can be. The only way you would not like it, if you are a writer is if profanity does offend you, even the good-natured tongue-in-cheek kind, or if you take Writing (and yourself) much too seriously. ( )
  writerbeverly | May 1, 2014 |
Great advice. Awesome in fact.
A bit vulgar for my taste, although I suppose that's Wendig's style. Meh. ( )
  khaalidah | Mar 14, 2014 |
Reads like the terribleminds.com website - funny, coarse, honest, direct. Every writer should be able to take a way a few gems from this collection, which actually throws in an extra 25 tips for free. ( )
  rmagahiz | Dec 21, 2013 |
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