Do you, or someone you know, love to write, but find yourself discouraged and overwhelmed by the busyness of daily life and frustrated by not knowing how to start or which step to take next? Would you be comforted to know that Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and many others faced many of the same obstacles that you do? Would you like to know how such female literary giants dealt with obstacles to their writing life?
The Literary Ladies Guide to the Writing Life by Nava Atlas brings together twelve such giants and pulls from their journals, letters, and articles pieces that showcase how they handled writing challenges and what advice they had for other young or aspiring writers in the areas of “Becoming a Writer”, “Developing a Voice”, “Conquering Inner Demons”, “The Writing Mother”, “Rejection and Acceptance”, and “Money Matters” among others.
The Literary Ladies is beautifully designed and thoughtfully written. Despite being a “guide”, Literary Ladies is anything but text-bookish. ….
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