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I had never heard of John Scalzi before I read this book, but after reading the preview and getting a taste of his delicious writing style, I had to buy it. Now, I'm a big fan. Read morePublished 22 months ago by William McCamment
I really enjoyed reading this. Scalzi's views are a bit askew, but so are mine. Some of the information and examples are a bit dated (given when the material was pulled from), but... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Josh Cartrette
Loved it! Scalzi is just a fantastic writer who can really turn a phrase and an insult. This is not the sort of vapid "10 steps to a better... Read morePublished on April 15, 2014 by David J. Huber
Part of my purchases for Scalzi's Planned Parenthood drive in the wake of the Susan G. Komen scandal. I really hate books that are just a collection of blog entries. Read morePublished on March 14, 2014 by Eric Juneau
Collection of essays, mainly from Scalzi's blog, about writing as a business. I'd read many of these when they first appeared, but I'd have still been happy to pay full price for... Read morePublished on December 30, 2013 by Jules Jones
Scalzi doesn't hold anything back in this collection of essays and blog posts. He brings his customary wit and easy style to offer a perspective on professional writing that is... Read morePublished on December 17, 2013 by James Osborne
I wish I could send a hundred copies to writers I know. I wish I had this book as required reading when I majored in writing in college. I've read it several times. Read morePublished on November 22, 2013 by GTB
john scalzi has an entertaining writing style and i love how brutally honest he is about his thoughts on a subject.Published on May 11, 2013 by ollie oxenfree
As an aspiring writer, I have to say that I was astounded at my lack of knowledge about what it is to actually be one. Read morePublished on April 3, 2013 by Moises Weintraub Hochstein