The Writing Life

Written By George Fetherling
The Writing Life
  • Publsiher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release : 01 April 2013
  • ISBN : 0773588264
  • Pages : 360 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Writing Life written by George Fetherling which was release on 01 April 2013, this book published by McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Selected from thousands of pages of the daily journals of George Fetherling - the inexhaustible novelist, poet, and cultural commentator - The Writing Life reveals an astute and candid observer of his contemporaries as well as himself. Hundreds of figures in the arts and public life crisscross the pages of Fetherling's journals, from Margaret Atwood and Marshall McLuhan, to Gwendolyn MacEwen and Conrad Black. The book begins in mid-1970s Toronto, a time of cultural ferment, and carries on to Vancouver and a new century. A captivating and intimate narrative, The Writing Life provides a compelling portrait of the last three decades of Canadian cultural life. From the book: Tuesday 4 February 1992 / Toronto Early this morning the latest in a series of strange phone calls from Edmund Carpenter in New York to discuss successive versions of his Canadian Notes & Queries piece on Marshall McLuhan. He falls to reminiscing and at one point says: "Marshall always reminded me of that passage in Boswell in which Boswell says that if you chanced to take shelter from a rain storm for a few minutes in Dr Johnson's company, you would come away convinced that you had just met the smartest man in the world. Marshall was like that too. Of course, if you spent an hour with Marshall, well, that was something quite different."

The Writing Life

The Writing Life
  • Author : George Fetherling
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2013-04-01
  • Total pages : 360
  • ISBN : 0773588264
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Summary : Selected from thousands of pages of the daily journals of George Fetherling - the inexhaustible novelist, poet, and cultural commentator - The Writing Life reveals an astute and candid observer of his contemporaries as well as himself. Hundreds of figures in the arts and public life crisscross the pages of ...

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  • Author : Nicholas Delbanco
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 138
  • ISBN : 0773588264
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Summary : Contemporary writers address questions of craft, art, audience, and culture...

The Writing Life

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  • Author : Ellen Gilchrist
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release Date : 2010-03-05
  • Total pages : 226
  • ISBN : 0773588264
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Summary : Celebrated author Ellen Gilchrist has played many roles-writer and speaker, wife and lover, mother and grandmother. But she never tackled the role of teacher. Offered the opportunity to teach creative writing at the University of Arkansas, she took up the challenge and ventured into unknown territory. In the process of ...

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  • Author : Stephanie Vanderslice
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-12-14
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 0773588264
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Summary : The desire to create, to write, to fulfil our artistic dreams is a powerful human need. Yet the number of people who make a living solely by their pen is actually quite small. What does that mean for the rest of us, the self-described writing geeks, who are passionate about ...

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  • Author : Craig Nova
  • Publisher : Eno Publishers
  • Release Date : 2011-03-07
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0773588264
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Summary : In this memoir, novelist Craig Nova explores the interconnections between his work as a writer, his personal life, and his passion for fly-fishing. Nova leads the reader into his courtship, marriage, the birth of his children, and his life as a father, husband, writer, friend, citizen, and angler. Just as ...

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  • Author : Robert R. Bataille
  • Publisher : SIU Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 206
  • ISBN : 0773588264
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Summary : Robert R. Bataille demonstrates convincingly that between 1767 and 1777, Anglo-Irish writer Hugh Kelly made major contributions in three areas of British culture: politics, journalism, and theater. Bataille shows how all three activities were integrated in Kelly's life, suggesting that such interrelationships often existed in the rough and ready London culture during ...

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  • Author : Marie Arana
  • Publisher : Public Affairs
  • Release Date : 2003-05-08
  • Total pages : 404
  • ISBN : 0773588264
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Summary : Compiles ten years of essays from 55 writers, including Ray Bradbury, Stanley Karnow, and John Edgar Wideman, discussing how they write and where their ideas come from....

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  • Author : Julia Cameron
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2001-05-07
  • Total pages : 108
  • ISBN : 0773588264
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Summary : In her groundbreaking book The Right to Write, Julia Cameron dismantled the mythology surrounding the writing life in our culture. Tackling issues such as time, mood, inspiration, and support, she revealed that writing is in fact a natural-and crucial-part of life. Questions of how, when, and why yielded to the ...

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  • Author : Paulette Perhach
  • Publisher : Sasquatch Books
  • Release Date : 2018-08-14
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0773588264
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Summary : Learn how to take your work to the next level with this informative guide on the craft, business, and lifestyle of writing With warmth and humor, Paulette Perhach welcomes you into the writer’s life as someone who has once been on the outside looking in. Like a freshman orientation ...

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  • Author : Hillary DePiano
  • Publisher : HillaryDePiano.com
  • Release Date : 2019-10-12
  • Total pages : 126
  • ISBN : 0773588264
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Summary : Do you want to write but have no idea where to start? Building a Writing Life is the beginner writer’s guide you’ve been looking for! You want to be a writer. You want to start a writing habit, share your story, and make some real progress on your ...

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  • Author : Julia Cameron
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1999-12-27
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0773588264
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Summary : What if everything we have been taught about learning to write was wrong? In The Right to Write, Julia Cameron's most revolutionary book, the author of the bestselling self-help guide The Artist's Way, asserts that conventional writing wisdom would have you believe in a false doctrine that stifles creativity. With ...

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  • Author : Roger Rosenblatt
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 262
  • ISBN : 0773588264
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Summary : For those who write and those who want to, a book on the joys and fascinations of the literary life by an author whose work has pleased millions....

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  • Author : Kim Wilkins
  • Publisher : Brain Jar Press
  • Release Date : 2021-11-29
  • Total pages : 58
  • ISBN : 0773588264
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Summary : The path to happiness in writing is always in the process: the imagining and the writing. In these essays, Kim Wilkins—the celebrated author behind Daughters of the Storm, Giants of the Frost, and (as Kimberley Freeman) Wildflower Hill and Stars Across The Ocean—offers the collected writing wisdom she’...

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  • Author : Cynthia Morris
  • Publisher : Original Impulse Inc.
  • Release Date : 2015-03-27
  • Total pages : 146
  • ISBN : 0773588264
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Summary : Create Your Writer's Life offers a coaching approach to develop a writing practice that actually works. Finally, a resource that allows you to do it your way, and that works....

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  • Author : Lee Martin
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 0773588264
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Summary : "A prolific and award-winning writer, Lee Martin has put pen to paper to offer his wisdom, honed during thirty years of teaching the oh-so-elusive art of writing. Telling Stories is intended for anyone interested in thinking more about the elements of storytelling in short stories, novels, and memoirs. Martin clearly ...