Writing memoir often means writing about family and other real people. Lamott’s honesty and self-deprecating humour are instructive to any writer interested in tackling the memoir form. Here are three things you can learn about writing memoir from Lamott:
There are at least two versions of Raymond Carver’s collection What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. This gives us a unique opportunity to compare the writer’s original work with the edited stories. Read on for editing tips from Raymond Carver and the history of his editors:
Writers of all genres and styles can learn a great deal from reading the works of one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century.