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Reading

25
Jan
Reading Like a Writer
Writing

Reading Like a Writer

Francine Prose

The main advice is to slow down and really soak in the words, sentences and paragraphs.

30
Jan
A Darker Shade of Magic
Fantasy

A Darker Shade of Magic

V. E. Schwab

A bit of a slow start, but once it gets going hold on, you are in for a ride.

8
Feb
Mastery
Creativity

Mastery

Robert Greene

Many stories from historical figures to demonstrate the long journey towards mastery.

18
Jan
The Pragmatic Programmer
Programming

The Pragmatic Programmer

Andrew Hunt, David Thomas

Fourth read through and I still find useful information.

8
Jan
Turning Pro
Creativity

Turning Pro

Steven Pressfield

Another great entry into The War of Art series. Loads of motivation and insight packed into these books.

3
Jan
The Hero of Ages
Epic Fantasy

The Hero of Ages

Brandon Sanderson

Still felt overly long to me. It was a good story overall, but probably could have beed cut by a third.

15
Dec
Do The Work
Creativity

Do The Work

Steven Pressfield

Another great bit of support on any creative endeavor. Keep it close to your workspace.

2
Oct
Skin In The Game
Business

Skin In The Game

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Probably the most obtuse style of writing I've ever come across. Couldn't get through more than thirty pages.

24
Oct
Expert C Programming
Programming

Expert C Programming

Peter Van Der Linden

Reads more like a history of C and where its idioms came from than actual practical advice for writing C.