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I puzzled for a time on how many stars to give this book -- I find that some of what she says does not apply to me. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Thomas C. Fletcher
This book is about the art of writing. Oates tells us that 'writing is not a race ... the satisfaction is in the effort. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Paula Cappa Reviews
It's a good book for young aspiring writers. It's also a kind of literary guide to particularly American writers as Oates uses classical and well-known writers as examples. Read morePublished 13 months ago by LENA BRUSELID
JCO offers unique insights into the creative process and her own personal love affair (with all the attendant feelings) with writing. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Avid reader
As a widely-published, but largely self-taught writer, I collect and study books on the craft. My library is fairly extensive. Read morePublished 17 months ago by John L. Moore
It's like taking a course with JCO! So many insights, ideas, commentaries on the great writers of our time. I love it and hope it will help me refine my own work.Published 17 months ago by Margaret
The books came on time. I had reserved the book from the library but wanted to own it. One for me and one as a gift.Published 21 months ago by trish
JCO does her thing ... in this case offering her experiences about how to become an engaged writer; what it means to put your visions into language. No one does it better. Read morePublished on July 11, 2013 by Trineman
As someone who is trying his hand at writing fiction for the first time I was relieved to learn from Ms. Read morePublished on April 12, 2013 by Sugafoot