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Writing is my drink

Theo Pauline Nestor

Writing is my drink

a writer"s story of finding her voice (and a guide to how you can too)

by Theo Pauline Nestor

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Autobiography,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.),
  • Authorship

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementTheo Pauline Nestor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN171.P83 N47 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 256 pages
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27152352M
    ISBN 101451665091
    ISBN 109781451665093
    LC Control Number2013024070
    OCLC/WorldCa852681872

    Brendan Behan: described himself as a “drinker with a writing problem”. F Scott Fitzgerald poignantly wrote that “first you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes Author: Anne O'neill.   Also, coffee was always what fueled my writing too, but not in the AM. As a union carpenter I was always up at 3;30 or 4 in the am and out the door soon there after. Any writing I did came after work.

      The book is full of ideals. It presents every situation of life. from the examples given in this book, we learn how we should behave with our parents, brothers, sisters, friends, enemies, teachers, learned persons, strangers, husbands, wives, sons and even the low caste people. It teaches us to be brave and sons and even the low caste people. Poets & Writers Live is an initiative developed in response to interviews and discussions with writers from all over the country. When we asked what Poets & Writers could do to support their writing practice, time and again writers expressed a desire for .

      "I'm a drinker with a writing problem." ~Brendan Behan Okay, kids. Uncle Robbie is drinking now, but it's important that you realize that he's doing it for science.. Hopefully it's obvious I'm not advocating binge drinking, and I also hope to make clear that "writing drunk" is both virtue and vice according to the laws of the muses.   As I wrote in my book about eating and drinking, “The Table Comes First,” one of my early editorial occupations was taking two remarkable writers, Mordecai Richler and Wilfrid Sheed, once a.


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