Bird by Bird

By Anne Lamott


“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…


Published date: January 1, 1994
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction

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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.

Today’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

A really great writing book and it’s a good read.

Ramit Sethi mentioned this book on "The Tim Ferriss Show" podcast.