Even Durham is getting aboard the John Green train.
…and a submission for that ranks for Nerdfightaria
Writers Block - Howard Carter
As a student studying archaeology, Carter’s exploits with Tutankhamen’s Tomb has always held my interest. Whilst wondering through the University Library looking for books on Hierakonpolis for an assignment, I came across an early print of Carter’s tome on the subject, and I felt like I should read about his discovery from the horse’s mouth, as it were. His book is by far the best I have rented from the library, not just because of it’s academic value, but also for Carter’s style of writing, that makes this text a joy to read.
As a self-described amateur writer myself, I saw a few similarities between our respective writing styles, and I am keen to emulate some of his lexicon for my own compositions in the future. That is, if I ever make it as a professional writer…
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