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  • Letters to a Young Writer

  • Some Practical and Philosophical Advice
  • By: Colum McCann
  • Narrated by: Colum McCann
  • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
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Intriguing and inspirational, this book is a call to look outward rather than inward. McCann asks his listeners to constantly push the boundaries of experience, to see empathy and wonder in the stories we craft and hear. A paean to the power of language, both by argument and by example, Letters to a Young Writer is fierce and honest in its testament to the bruises delivered by writing as both a profession and a calling. It charges aspiring writers to learn the rules and even break them.

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  • Enjoyable comments on being a writer

  • By eclectic reader on 05-23-17

Incredible!

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Reviewed: 06-23-18

Along with great writing advice, this book is therapy for the writer's soul. I absolutely loved it.