Still Writing

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Still Writing

The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life

By Dani Shapiro

Grove Press, Paperback, 9780802121417, 230pp.

Publication Date: August 12, 2014

Description
"Still Writing" offers up a cornucopia of wisdom, insights, and practical lessons gleaned from Dani Shapiro's long experience as a celebrated writer and teacher of writing. The beneficiaries are beginning writers, veteran writers and everyone in between. Jennifer Egan
From Dani Shapiro, bestselling author of "Devotion" and "Slow Motion," comes a witty, heartfelt, and practical look at the exhilarating and challenging process of storytelling. At once a memoir, a meditation on the artistic process, and advice on craft, "Still Writing" is an intimate companion to living a creative life. Writersand anyone with an artistic temperamentwill find inspiration and comfort in these pages. Offering lessons learned over twenty years of teaching and writing, Shapiro shares her own revealing insights to weave an indispensable almanac for modern writers.


About the Author
Dani Shapiro is the bestselling author of the memoirs "Devotion" and "Slow Motion," and five novels including "Black & White" and" Family History." Her work has appeared in "The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, One Story, Elle, Vogue, The New York Times Book Review, The Los Angeles Times, " and has been widely anthologized. She has taught in the writing programs at Columbia, NYU, The New School and Wesleyan University, and she is co-founder of the Sirenland Writers Conference in Positano, Italy. She is a contributing editor at "Travel + Leisure."

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