The Writing Life: Writers on How They Think and Work : A Collection from the Washington Post Book WorldISBN: 1586481495;
Book DescriptionA dazzling collection of essays in which today's most celebrated writers explore their personal relationships with the literary life. Featuring a gathering of more than fifty of contemporary literature's finest voices, this volume willenchant, move, and inspire readers with its tales of The Writing Life . In it, authors divulge professional secrets: how they first discovered they were writers, how they work, how they deal with the myriad frustrations and delights a writer's lifeaffords. Culled from ten years of the distinguished Washington Post column of the same name, The Writing Life highlights an eclectic group of luminaries who have wildly varied stories to tell, but who share this singularly beguiling career.Here are their pleasures as well as their peeves; revelations of their deepest fears; dramas of triumphs and failures; insights into the demands and rewards. Each piece is accompanied by a brief and vivid biography of the writer by ...
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