Top positive review
A refreshing alternative to the usual self help books that's educational,easy to read and very funny.
on 16 January 2016
After hitting the looming,great wall of self doubt halfway through writing the first draft of my own attempt at a novel,I came across Chuck Wendig and his unique style of writing advice on Twitter and followed him.Some of the advice I've taken from the authors on there has been invaluable,but a lot of it is was too formal,felt preachy or was just generic(visit my Facebook page,read my blog,check out these other sites..blah blah blah)It all started to blur and I felt more lost than when I started.It just didn't seem to apply to me.Then a post by Chuck Wendig took me to his website and it was like a breath of fresh air.Advice that was helpful,encouraging but more importantly it was down to earth and grounded in common sense.And really funny.Don't get me wrong,I took it all very seriously,but the self-deprecating,geeky(and rather crude sometimes - prudes beware!)humour works so well.I felt inspired and cheered up at the same time.Plus the way the book is structured,in short,to the point paragraphs made it easy to read and take in.It doesn't give you a magic recipe or anything that will change your life,but it did give me a load of great tips,confirm where I was going right and going wrong and most importantly gave me my confidence back in such a sly but cheeky way I didn't even realise until I'd started writing again.If you're a budding author and feel you need a fresh perspective on what it takes to write the best book you can,then Chuck's your man.