These books on the writing life will give you hope that you can not just make it as a writer, but make it beautifully as a writer.
“A genial marriage of practice and theory. For writers new and seasoned. This book is a winner.”
—Philip Gulley, author of Front Porch Tales
Rumors of Water: Thoughts on Creativity & Writing
Twice named a Best Book of 2011
“The real beauty of this book is the truth it teaches slant: good and beautiful and honest writing comes from a life that pursues the same. This is not just a book about writing well, it’s a book about living well.”
—Leslie Leyland Fields, author of The Spirit of Food
The Novelist: A Novella (a writing life story)
“To state the pleasurable, Barkat is a damn fine writer. Her prose is elegant without becoming stuffy, plus the poetry included within the text is astonishing in its range and individuality of styles. Truly, this is the kind of tour from which springs de force.
—Hubert O’Hearn, former editor Herald de Paris, Contributing Editor San Francisco Book Review