This is a book that all writers, regardless of their genre, will want to read.
Terry Brooks' new book, entitled, "Sometimes the Magic Works," is both a journey through time and a collection of advice on writing fiction.
This was a very interesting book to read and it was nice to get into the personal thoughts of one of my favorite fantasy authors.
I have read a lot of books by good authors about writing. This one is the best. Most of the authors of books on writing have one or two gems of inspiration that can get you writing... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Lynice L. May
As a career programmer, and on whimsical occasion an aspiring author, I’ve always thought that programming is more like writing. Read morePublished 20 days ago by technicat
Sometimes the Magic Works: Lessons From a Writing Life is a blunt look at the business of writing. Terry Brooks is a prolific genius with an amazing body of his work. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Woody Barlow
I enjoyed reading this book by Terry Brooks. He gives good writing advice and talks about his life and big breaks he has had as a writer. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Svarog The Mighty
Really enjoyed this book! Was encouraging to read how he came to some of his conclusions on writing. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Elisabeth Tilton
As an aspiring writer it was great to get into the mind of one of the big shots. Let's face it, as writers, we think differently from the rest of the world. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Amazon Customer
I've read this one a couple times now and enjoyed it thoroughly both times. This one and "On Writing" by Stephen King are my 2 favourite books about writing by successful... Read morePublished 20 months ago by treeoflife
A good book. A relatively quick read, covers the basics of writing fundamentals, goes into more depth with some, with examples (humorous narratives created for the book) that... Read morePublished 20 months ago by john washington
I've been a fan of Terry Brooks since I saw 'Elfstones of Shannara' in a bookstore back in the early 80s. In some ways, I believe it was Mr. Read morePublished on July 30, 2011 by Jaime Vendera