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Writing Hard Stories

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Writing Hard Stories by Melanie Brooks
  • Paperback $16.00

    Feb 07, 2017 | 248 Pages

  • Ebook $15.99

    Feb 07, 2017

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Praise

“Writers of all genres will glean golden nuggets of advice about writing and living from this book, while all readers, because they, too, have unique personal stories, will be comforted and inspired by the everyday and creative struggles of some of their favorite authors.”
Booklist

“For writers struggling with the next step of their journeys, Brooks’ work is a signpost showing them the way, urging them onward, offering companionship, and ultimately proving that the destination is already well within sight, even if they can’t yet see it.”
Ploughshares

“An inspiring guide to ennobling personal stories that travel to the dark sides of life.”
Kirkus Reviews

Table Of Contents

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 1
Andre Dubus III

CHAPTER 2
Sue William Silverman

CHAPTER 3
Michael Patrick MacDonald

CHAPTER 4
Joan Wickersham

CHAPTER 5
Kyoko Mori

CHAPTER 6
Richard Hoffman

CHAPTER 7
Suzanne Strempek Shea

CHAPTER 8
Abigail Thomas

CHAPTER 9
Monica Wood

CHAPTER 10
Mark Doty

CHAPTER 11
Edwidge Danticat

CHAPTER 12
Marianne Leone

CHAPTER 13
Jerald Walker

CHAPTER 14
Kate Bornstein

CHAPTER 15
Jessica Handler

CHAPTER 16
Richard Blanco

CHAPTER 17
Alysia Abbott

CHAPTER 18
Kim Stafford

AFTERWORD

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