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Lora's Rants and Reviews

My own unapologetic opinions on books and writing.

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Having read a review recently that detailed the whole plot of a book, I wish everyone who write reviews would be aware of this pitfall.

Do It Right: Write Plotless Reviews (from LitReactor)

Reblogged from It's a Hardback Life:

I've actually been trying to avoid a lot of summary in my reviews lately, as it rapidly turns into a book report instead of a review. And then I look back at my latest review, and it's almost all summary. Sigh.

 

This article, though it is definitely tongue-in-cheek, does have a point.