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To Me That I me that I apply the same basic method to mprove my writing Spellbinding Sentences shows you how to focus on smaller less scary steps It teaches you the advantage of deliberate practices It also teaches how to read as a writer Writing reviews to show my appreciation for a great book s one of my practices An excellent book for writers wanting to ratchet up their relationship with and use of language n their writing Highly recommended for writers determined to move away from cliches and become nventive I started this book over a year ago and stopped about halfway when I got bored n the verbs section but after picking t up again and not pressuring myself to do every exercise I found Up North Michigan Wines by the Bay: Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsulas Explored it to be an excellent tool and reference material Some sections were less useful for me because they were directed at writers just starting out but overallt does a great job of explaining how to write and Reckless: My Life as a Pretender improve sentences from grammar to syntax and on andt does a great job of explaining these concepts n a way that makes them easy to grasp I d recommend t Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now in particular to beginning writers but I thinkt would be useful for any writer looking to practice their sentence crafting It s also a book where you could easily just read certain sections and focus on the exercises that are useful for yo. Those wishing to add grace and strength to their writing” Jane Brox award winning author of Brilliant The Evolution of Artificial Light one of TIME magazine’s top ten nonfiction books of 2010“ Spellbinding Sentencesis sophisticated and down to earth at the same time Barbara Baig has distilled decades of experience nto this wise book” Edward Dolnick New York Times best selling author of The Rescue Artist A True Story of Art Thieves and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiecehttpwwwbarbarabaigcomworkshtm. .
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instrument Unfortunately I did not find the time or make the time to write as much as a I hoped butUnfortunately I did not find the time or make the time to write as much as a I hoped but did enjoy the first third and last third of the *book The middle of the book felt academic n nature reviewing the terminology and sentence structure Since I did * The middle of the book felt academic n nature reviewing the terminology and sentence structure Since I did practice much during this part t was a section to be endured but I definitely see the value This would be a better book to own than to borrow to be referred to when practicing writing and working on an actual project For me The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied: April–September 1833 it opened my mind s eye to reading slower digesting the structure and goal of what I am reading andnspire me to try my hand at writing a bit often Few books on writing are must reads Baig s book s an nstant classic guiding you through a lifetime of practice as a writer My all time favourite author Bill Bryson wrote a perfectly formed 217 word sentence I envied his talent My paragraphs average 75 words Thanks to Baig I now know how Bryson constructed his sentence What s I know how to do the same You ve gotta read this book f you want to become a great writer DNF 25% I ve always had a large vocabulary and the musicality of language seems to come naturally to me so this was boring I tried I really did but I couldn t get through this None of the exercises nterested me or I m already doing them Yay dictionarycom s word of the day This creative writers tool Mr. Monk and the New Lieutenant is a guide to understanding diction and syntax for flow clarity drama and rhythm The grammar sections are than a refresher because theylluminate style choices No Will of My Own: How Patriarchy Smothers Female Dignity Personhood including rule breaking using examples from literature I especially loved the section about word hoarding I first grasped the benefits of breaking down. Ate sentences from your favorite writers practice professional techniues and develop your skills one step at a time The result Your ability to craft excellent sentences will become second nature and those sentences will hold your readers spellbound page after page “Get this book and profit fromt” Ursula K Le Guin “Barbara Baig’s Spellbinding Sentences Armagnac: The Definitive Guide To France's Premier Brandy is a tribute to the pleasure and vitality of the English language Never prescriptive and always clear this enlightening books sure to help all. .