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How To Write A Review – Step One

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Start taking notes. You’ve probably forgotten your pen so use your phone:


Take more notes. You’ve probably forgotten your notebooks so use the back of a receipt from your butcher:


Take lots and lots of notes. You’ve forgotten your nice notebooks and your nice pens but there is always something in the stationary cupboard:


These are all notes for a review I am currently writing for Strange Horizons of The City’s Son by Tom Pollock. Once the review is actually published I might well revisit the process of writing it.

Written by Martin

1 December 2012 at 14:38

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