Journaling | The Critic | Film and Book Reviews
If you’re a film buff or devour books from a list of favorite authors, consider keeping a record for reference and personal reviews.
Format: The Book Club
Are you an active member of a book club? Do you love to wow your fellow members with meaty analysis and little known facts about the author? What to quote what other reviewers and authors have said? Think about keeping, not just a book list, but a journal full of reviews of the books you’ve read. Chances are, if you’re a passionate reader you have a secret or not so secret yearning to write as well.
Find a lined journal of quality in any size you feel is appropriate. Decide whether your habit will be to enter information as you’re reading or write a review or enter notes on completion of the book. Consider some sort of indexing strategy so that you can reference your reviews, especially if you intend to use the information in a book club setting. Be sure to include the following information: