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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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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 10 months 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 2 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,...
Tea, Cats, and Books
Tea, Cats, and Books rated it 3 years ago
It only took me reading about the first five pages, the first five pages of the introduction, I might add, to know my relationship with this book was going to be of the love/hate variety. With a subtitle like, Some Instructions on Writing and Life how could it not be? I've been writing since I was...
Silvie's bookshelf
Silvie's bookshelf rated it 3 years ago
her writing class may be great but this novel isn't
November News 2014
November News 2014 rated it 4 years ago
One of the best writing memoirs I've ever read.
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