What I Learned from … A New Series

When I put up my post announcing that I won’t be an exclusive book blogger anymore, I said that future book reviews would probably have more of a writerly slant, with what I learned from the book. A number of you wrote to say how much you liked the idea. Well, those comments inspired a series! Announcing the:

What I learned from …


These posts won’t be book reviews in the ordinary sense. They will be a writerly analysis of the book. For that reason, I will probably be writing about books I’ve reviewed before, especially if they stand out in mind as being the bookonificaiton (my lame attempt at a play on personification) of the skill I have in mind.

I will tag these posts with “Things Learned”. Unless I come up with a better tag.

And the first book I will write about in this series–wish I had time to write the post now–is HARRY POTTER!

What can a writer learn from Harry Potter? Many things. And from Ms. Rowling I learned a very crucial skill, and I still don’t do it as well as she does. What can that skill be? Stay tuned …

5 Thoughts to “What I Learned from … A New Series”

  1. Oh, that’s an awesome idea! I look forward to reading about it!

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  3. Tia Nevitt

    Thanks, Stephen. I was motivated before, but now I am even more so. And thanks for the RT, Karen!

  4. This does sound like an interesting series. I hope you have time to start it soon. {Smile}

    Anne Elizabeth Baldwin

  5. Chicory

    This sounds like fun. I’m looking forward to it. 🙂

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