Saturday, July 13, 2013

Review: Adverbs & Clichés in a Nutshell: Demonstrated Subversions of Adverbs & Clichés into Gourmet Imagery (Writing in a Nutshell Series, #2) by Jessica Bell

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Adverbs & Clichés in a Nutshell: Demonstrated Subversions of Adverbs & Clichés into Gourmet Imagery (Writing in a Nutshell Series, #2)Adverbs & Clichés in a Nutshell: Demonstrated Subversions of Adverbs & Clichés into Gourmet Imagery by Jessica Bell
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

If this book was intended to teach the reader something, did it succeed? In most ways, this book succeeded. This reader has learnt how to understand adverbs and cliches. We were only curious about how readers are meant to include "your unique example" from an ereader or are the books meant to be sold as paperbacks?
Was there a specific passage that had left an impression, good or bad? I, especially, liked example 6 which focused on adverbs like angrily and suddenly; cliches such as bristle with rage and make one's hair on end.
Was the purpose of the book to bring to light an issue? With the rise of self-publishing I think many writers (and readers) need guides on how to write more eloquently. This book definitely sets out to do that.
Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from the author.

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