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Do You Read Writing Craft Books?

Do You Read Writing Craft Books?

Have you ever read a writing “craft” book before? Like a book about writing? If you’re like many writers, you haven’t. Maybe we’re afraid of taking the fun out of the process. Maybe we just don’t want to be bored reading a stuffy book when we can just…do the writing....

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Do You Read Writing Craft Books?

Do You Read Writing Craft Books?

Have you ever read a writing “craft” book before? Like a book about writing? If you’re like many writers, you haven’t. Maybe we’re afraid of taking the fun out of the process. Maybe we just don’t want to be bored reading a stuffy book when we can just…do the writing....

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