What’s In My Book Bag

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to start keeping track of the books I’ve read. As a lifelong heavy reader I’ve started and stopped this sort of record keeping a couple of times. Since I’ve started my biographical project however, keeping track of informational and inspirational sources has become a necessity. In the same place (a Black n’ Red hardbound notebook) I record both the fiction and non-fiction titles I read, along with a few notes on their content and my thoughts. The only rule is that I must read the book in its entirety (no skimming – I’m a champion skimmer). Here’s what I’ve been reading that relates to writing. Developmental Editing: a handbook for freelancers, authors, and publishers by...