Title: Advanced Composition Author: Josephine B. Serrano and Trinidad Ames Rating: 4/5 This was my English book when I studying in college, taking up my Nursing degree course, way back in 2006. But during that time, I haven't figured out the best way to study or even read a book and that time, my study habits were premature and very… Continue reading "Advanced Composition by Josephine Serrano and Trinidad M. Ames (Book Review)"
Tag: Books on Writing
Rating: 4/5, The Elements of Style, William Strunk Jr and E.B. White
Title: The Elements of Style Author: William Strunk Jr and E.B White Rating: 4/5 When I saw this in the bookstore, I thought that it'll be very helpful for someone like me who is an aspiring writing and true enough, though there are technical parts that is somewhat difficult to understand and follow, it has been so helpful to me.… Continue reading "The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr and E.B. White (Book Review)"
A.A Patawaran, Rating: 3/5, Write Here Write Now
Title: Write Here Write Now Author: A.A Patawaran Ratings: 3/5 Patawaran is a writer motivator. He is an inspiration. The part of this book that gave me a nudge was his "25 Random Items on the Guilty procrastination's Checklist." I can somehow relate to it because although I'm not a full pledge writer like them, I've got those times when… Continue reading "Write Here Write Now by A.A Patawaran (Book Review)"
Patricia T. O'Conner, Rating: 3/5, Words Fail Me
Title: Words Fail Me Author: Patricia T. O'Conner Ratings: 3/5 Imagine this scenario "A family eating dinner" and then, put some modifier that can describe the family. For example " A Hawaiian family eating dinner". Suddenly, the picture in your imagination became different. These are the lines that prompted me to buy this book. (Though not exactly the lines in the book,… Continue reading "Words Fail Me by Patricia T. O’Conner (Book Review)"
Book Updates, Elizabeth Ong, Rating: 5/5, So You Want to be a Freelance Writer
Title: So You Want to be a Freelance Writer Author: Elizabeth Ong Ratings: 5/5 This is like a book buy and book review in one post because I just bought it yesterday and I was able to read it in 2 hours. It's a really short book, its like a booklet actually. The title really interests me, though I am… Continue reading "So You Want to be a Freelance Writer by Elizabeth Ong (Books Review)"