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Anne Lamott
Anne Lamott is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Grace (Eventually), Plan B, Traveling Mercies, and Operating Instructions, as well as seven novels, including Rosie and Crooked Little Heart. She is a past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. show more

Anne Lamott is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Grace (Eventually), Plan B, Traveling Mercies, and Operating Instructions, as well as seven novels, including Rosie and Crooked Little Heart. She is a past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship.
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This, that, and the other
This, that, and the other rated it 1 year ago
Because for some of us, books are as important as almost anything else on earthWhen I decided to get back into writing 13 years ago, Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird was the first of many books on writing that I bought and read, but so far it’s the only one I’ve reread . . . and reread . . . and reread. T...
This, that, and the other
This, that, and the other rated it 1 year ago
Because for some of us, books are as important as almost anything else on earthWhen I decided to get back into writing 13 years ago, Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird was the first of many books on writing that I bought and read, but so far it’s the only one I’ve reread . . . and reread . . . and reread. T...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 2 years ago
Humourous look at being a writer and what you need to do, reminding me that the problem exists for me between keyboard and seat.
Judy Croome: Author on the Prowl
Judy Croome: Author on the Prowl rated it 3 years ago
Warm, wonderful and witty advice on writing. There were times when the humour was too obviously contrived, but as Lamott explains, humour was her defence mechanism in childhood. On the whole a book every writer should read for its honest look at the writing profession. Even as an experienced author,...
Silvie's bookshelf
Silvie's bookshelf rated it 4 years ago
her writing class may be great but this novel isn't
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