About 15 years ago, I took a class with the well-known San Francisco editor Tom Jenks, who founded Narrative Magazine and worked with Raymond Carver. On the last day, each student had a 20-minute session with Tom in which to discuss their work.
I didn’t want to spend the time talking about my book. Instead, I asked: “I want to be a working writer. How do I do that?”
February 7, 2013 | Katrin Schumann
[Another entry in the ongoing blog "Would We Lie To You?: News from the Non-Fiction Career Lab"]
by Sari Boren
When writing memoir I write what I know to be true; however, I feel compelled to write not just the truth but, your honor, the whole truth and nothing but every digressive, nuanced aspect of the truth.
Writing memoir feels like sitting before a giant block of marble (i.e
November 27, 2012 | The Non-Fiction Career Lab
Since my enrollment in the Grub Street Nonfiction Career Lab I've been privileged to hear magazine editors, publishers and writers talk about their work, and heard their advice on how to begin establishing myself as a writer.