This book is chalked full of useful advice given with a dose of real life.
What Carolyn See does tell you, and this she does with a great deal of humor and generosity of spirit, is how to make a literary life for yourself in the here and now.
Marketing and working with publishers is 1/2 the job of having a successful book and writing career.
Love Carolyn See's books and this writing book contains more of her--her lovely, singular voice, and great tips on revising. I recommend it to all of my students.Published 11 months ago by Fish mama
This is a self-help book. The way to judge it is: is it useful?
Definitely! Is it annoying at times, sophomoric, long-winded? Yes! Read more
Cult members may ooh and ahh over any rambling nonsense that comes out of their leader's mouth, but aspiring writers should be smarter than to praise this as useful. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Acontius
Without a doubt, this is my favorite--no, FAVORITE--writing related book EVER. I saw glowing reviews of it and though, why not? And I'm so glad I did because this book is a gem. Read morePublished 23 months ago by A. Burnett
This is my FAVORITE of my "writers on being a writer" books as much as (writers) books by Anne Lamotte, Stephen King, Ernest Hemingway (With Hemingway-A Year in Key West... Read morePublished 24 months ago by J. petrie
Great book/resource for writers. The writing life can be isolating. This book is good, wise company. Ideal for writers starting out but more seasoned writers will enjoy, too.Published on February 16, 2013 by R Rotert Shaw
The book was as advertised and shipped on time. Customer service was also very good. I would purchased from this provider again.Published on February 10, 2013 by Timothy J. Riley
I've read some excellent book about writing but this is the one only one I can remember when I laughed out loud so many times. Read morePublished on September 21, 2012 by R. BULL