Still Writing

Still Writing

The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life

By Dani Shapiro

Grove Press, Paperback, 9780802121417, 230pp.

Publication Date: August 12, 2014

"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 author of the novels Black & White and Family History and the bestselling memoir Slow Motion. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, Elle, Vogue, O, and other publications.