Book review: On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William Zinsser

I really enjoyed the book. Even if I don’t intend to write a non-fiction book, it still had plenty of useful advice, useful not only for non-fictional writers but also for fictional writers. Check some of the best advice I was able to get from this book

IA: Initiate Blog Tour stop

Welcome to my first participation in a Blog Tour, so far I’ve been enjoying it very much.  I was lucky enough to be today’s tour stop for “IA: Initiate” by John Darryl Winston. The Blog Tour is running this week (March 21-25) and you can find the participating bloggers and schedule here. You can findContinue reading “IA: Initiate Blog Tour stop”

Writers do bend the rules!

I haven’t read Isabel Allende in a while. It’s my favorite Spanish speaking author. I remembered how I used to devour her books when I was a teenager. Her stories were so profound, her characters so alive. I haven’t read all of her books, and this reminds I might not be a proper author fan/follower. ButContinue reading “Writers do bend the rules!”

It’s as simple as that: good writing matters a big deal

It’s as simple as that: good writing matters a big deal. As I dig more into this writing career, I realize how much I still need to learn. I’ve always been for thrillers and mysteries. I’ve always loved fast-paced books with lots of action: books that I could see in my mind as the nextContinue reading “It’s as simple as that: good writing matters a big deal”

Book review: Eats, Shoots & Leaves

As I closed the last page of my book, I softly muttered “interesting” without even noticing.  My mother happened to be near me at that moment. She asked me “What did you just read?” I waved the book cover to her and answered “A book about punctuation.” She winced. I would have probably winced tooContinue reading “Book review: Eats, Shoots & Leaves”