Dear Mister Essay Writer Guy

Dear Mister Essay Writer Guy

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Dear Mister Essay Writer Guy, I have a hot crush on the em dash. What does my need to stuffa€”while simultaneously fracturinga€”my sentencesa€”with the meandering, the explanatory, the discursive, the perhaps not-entirely-necessarya€”say about me? a€”Cheryl Strayed Have you ever wished there were an advice columnist for writers, but one who didna€™t take things so damned seriously? This unique writing guide pairs questions sent in by top contemporary essayists with hilariously witty answers and essays from acclaimed author Dinty W. Moore. Phillip Lopate asks for advice on writing about your ex without sounding like an ass, Julianna Baggott worries that to be a great writer you must drink like a fish, and Roxane Gay asks whether ita€™s kosher to write about writing. Taking advantage of all the tools available to todaya€™s personal essayista€”egregious puns, embarrassing anecdotes, and cocktail napkinsa€”Professor Moore answers these questions, and more, demystifying the world of nonfiction once and for all. With a tip of the hat to historya€™s most infamous essaya€”Montaignea€™s a€œOf Cannibalsa€a€”this book provides rollicking relief for writers in distress.touched and ripped and ranAlAc refers to a real event, wherein my mom, way too soused to be behind the wheel, ... the details of the sideswipe, and my first name, and presented my childhood memory in a short story entitled AiJust Tell Me Whatanbsp;...

Title:Dear Mister Essay Writer Guy
Author:Dinty W. Moore
Publisher:Ten Speed Press - 2015-08-18


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