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...
Nov 25, 2020“Bird by Bird,” by Anne Lamott, is my go-to gift or recommendation for anyone interested in writing, though it is as much a treatise on life as it is a creative-writing primer. – source
Ostensibly about the art of writing, but really it too is about life and how to tackle the problems, temptations and opportunities life throws at us. – source
Mar 31, 2020Today’s reading suggestions: Writing guides that are also entertaining and enlightening and fun and poignant and no matter what you do, you will relate. BIRD BY BIRD by @ANNELAMOTT (I’ve re-read this wonderful book more than any other) ON WRITING by @StephenKing #StayHome – source
Sep 17, 2020Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life (Anne Lamott) - my reading notes Everyone who produces text should read this book, period. – source
Jul 30, 2019@dayswithe @ANNELAMOTT Bird by Bird is an amazing book. Also, I love you. So much. – source