May 2018

Think Like a Librarian: The Stanley Parable, by Davey Wreden and William Pugh

I’m trying to look at books the way a librarian might, in order to help get me better at thinking from a reader’s point of view. Here are the other posts in the series. …             By Source (WP:NFCC#4), Fair use, Link The Stanley Parable is a video game, not a book.  …

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How to Study Fiction, Part 9: Reading, Part 3

This is part of a series on how to study fiction, mainly directed at writers who have read all the beginning writing books and are like, “What now?!?”  The rest of the series is here. … Techniques to help handle reading issues (post-reading!): You’ve read the book.  Now what? I’ll go into more depth about …

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Think Like a Librarian – The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, by Muriel Spark

I’m trying to look at books the way a librarian might, in order to help get me better at thinking from a reader’s point of view.  Here are the other posts in the series. …                   The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is a short novel set in the period …

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