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Word by Word

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Your writing, and your life, will be good and get better if you just take it word by word, says Anne Lamott in this live seminar recording that won a 1997 Audie Award for Best Educational/How-to Audiobook. Based on Lamott's acclaimed book Bird by Bird, this workshop was recorded at a presentation given for the Writers' League of Texas.
Your writing, and your life, will be good and get better if you just take it word by word, says Anne Lamott in this live seminar recording that won a 1997 Audie Award for Best Educational/How-to Audiobook. Based on Lamott's acclaimed book Bird by Bird, this workshop was recorded at a presentation given for the Writers' League of Texas.
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  • Anne Lamott is author of the best-selling book on writing Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life. Other books include Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith; Operating Instructions: A Journal of my Son's First Year; and Blue Shoe, a novel which was a New York Times bestseller. She is a past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and teaches at writing conferences across the nation.
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  • AudioFile Magazine If you're a writer, you need this audiobook. The sound of Lamott's voice will cheer you on in your darkest hours. WORD BY WORD is a live recording of one of Lamott's writing workshops. Lamott's voice drones a bit, but her humor, sincerity and wisdom make up for it. In this workshop, where she engages with real listeners and even conducts a short question-and-answer session, her vocal quality doesn't matter a whit because she's the real thing--a successful writer--and she shares invaluable nuggets of wisdom about writing and the writing life. E.K.D. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine
  • Publishers Weekly A writing guru . . . with healthy, self-deprecating humor. Also, there's a good amount of practical advice on daily writing routines, developing an ear for dialogue, submitting manuscripts, etc.
  • AudioFile Magazine She shares invaluable nuggets of wisdom about writing and the writing life.
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