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Flowery, pretentious, doesn't fufill its promises
on 9 October 2013
What is the role of a the writer? Prophet? High Priest of art? Court Jester? Don't expect to find out here! Even the writer admits she doesn't have a clue, and hopes you won't notice when its buried under the mound of long pretentious litery allusions and quotations that don't really go anywhere or explain anything, or anecdotes that do like wise.
Buried underneath that is very basic writing advice like how its ok to write outside the lines, you can learn from dead people, and money isn't bad. Apparently the way these obvious tidbits are hidden makes people feel smart for finding them, even though other writing books will explain them far more plainly and in-depth.
You'll notice the negative reviews of this book are mass downvoted and the comments never explain why, while the positive reviews never actually illustrate what hey got out of the book, aside from vaguely feeling like they might have read something smart.
And if this review is wrong, I challenge anyone to call me on it and explain just what this book offers a read. I will amend or even delete it if someone can do a good job of it, otherwise this is one of those badly written books that people like for its pseudo intellectual value.