From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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BIRD BY BIRD: SOME INSTRUCTIONS ON WRITING AND LIFE by Anne Lamott is a lovely, lovely, lovely book!
Then I'll start... After reading this book, I know it's okay to feel that way, but the way to write is just to get something on paper.
It's full of useful and practical information about writing, but much of the advice in the book is applicable to any area of life.
If I would have the opportunity to read or recommend only one book for writers, it would be Anne Lamott's, "Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Christina Ryan Claypool
Excellent book for beginning writers. There are ideas in the book that I have heard before, but it was presented in a way that just made sense and made me realize that my writings... Read morePublished 1 day ago by vivian morgan
I read this book years ago and loved it. Recently I decided I needed to read it again and I loved it this time too although I didn't remember a lot of it, probably because it was... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Charlotte Patton
Delivered as expected and product is as described, but nothing above and beyond my expectations.Published 3 days ago by k9kamper
Anne Lamott is tender, honest, and funny! And she knows A LOT about writing. Reading this book inspired me to write and gave me permission to forgive myself for all the not so... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Lorelei Carter
The author wades through her miserable life in pursuit of being a writer. Not because she has a story bursting to get out, but because she likes the idea of being a writer. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Charley O
Great book... not only a wonderful aid for budding writers but a fun read as well! Most helpful chapter for me... "Shitty First Drafts".Published 7 days ago by Rick
What can I say. Anne is the bomb. I was a novice writer when I read this book. Five years, seventeen writers' conferences, and nine university level writing courses later, I still... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Nikki Hanna