Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
"Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he'd had three months to write. It was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table close to tears, surrounded by binder paper and pencils and unopened books on birds, immobilized by the hugeness of the task ahead. Then my father sat down beside him, put his arm around my brother's shoulder, and said, 'Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird.'"
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and LifeUser Review - Amanda Gale - Goodreads
I adored this book because it's honest and full of heart. Anne Lamott doesn't pretend to have all the answers, and she doesn't pretend that what works for her will work for everyone else. So much ... Read full review
Review: Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and LifeUser Review - Brennan - Goodreads
This was a really interesting book. Lamott gives great advice for aspiring writers. It is practical and very understandable. She is funny - she likes to emphasize tough subjects by bringing light and ... Read full review
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