In this spellbinding blend of memoir and insight, bestselling author Chuck Palahniuk shares stories and generous advice on what makes writing powerful and what makes for powerful writing.
With advice grounded in years of careful study and a keenly observed life, Palahniuk combines practical advice and concrete examples from beloved classics, his own books, and a "kitchen-table MFA" culled from an evolving circle of beloved authors and artists, with anecdotes, postcards from the road, and much more.
Clear-eyed, sensitive, illuminating, and knowledgeable, Consider This is Palahniuk's love letter to stories and storytellers, booksellers and books themselves. Consider it a classic in the making.
|Publisher:||Grand Central Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)|
About the Author
Date of Birth:February 21, 1962
Place of Birth:Pasco, Washington
Education:B.A. in journalism, University of Oregon, 1986
Table of Contents
Author's Note xi
Establishing Your Authority 32
A Couple of Surefire Strategies for Selling Books to Americans 166
So Why Bother? 179
Reading List: Fiction 192
Reading List: Nonfiction 198
Troubleshooting Your Fiction 210