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Being a writer isn't all book signings and fat royalty checks. By looking squarely at the potential downside of the writing life-rejection letters, second-novel syndrome, and really bad reviews-this program offers insider tips on coping while encouraging viewers to press on to success. Professional writers such as Martin Amis, Pat Conroy, Joyce Carol Oates, and Maxine Hong Kingston are joined by an editor, an agent, and a publisher to share knowledge they've accumulated in the school of hard knocks. In addition, depression, an illness frequently linked in the popular imagination to the writer's art, is explored by Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison.

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  • "Being a writer isn't all book signings and fat royalty checks. By looking squarely at the potential downside of the writing life-rejection letters, second-novel syndrome, and really bad reviews-this program offers insider tips on coping while encouraging viewers to press on to success. Professional writers such as Martin Amis, Pat Conroy, Joyce Carol Oates, and Maxine Hong Kingston are joined by an editor, an agent, and a publisher to share knowledge they've accumulated in the school of hard knocks. In addition, depression, an illness frequently linked in the popular imagination to the writer's art, is explored by Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison."@en
  • ""Being a writer isn't all book signings and fat royalty checks. By looking squarely at the potential downside of the writing life--rejection letters, second-novel syndrome, and really bad reviews-this program offers insider tips on coping while encouraging viewers to press on to success. Professional writers such as Martin Amis, Pat Conroy, Joyce Carol Oates, and Maxine Hong Kingston are joined by an editor, an agent, and a publisher to share knowledge they've accumulated in the school of hard knocks. In addition, depression, an illness frequently linked in the popular imagination to the writer's art, is explored by Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison. Some language may be offensive."--Website."
  • "In this program, writers Martin Amis, Pat Conroy, Joyce Carol Oates, and Maxine Hong Kingston are joined by an editor, an agent, and a publisher to discuss the potential downside of the writing life - rejection letters, second - novel syndrome and really bad reviews and they share knowledge they have accumulated in the school of hard knocks and then give insider tips on coping while encouraging viewers to press on to success."@en
  • "In this program, writers Martin Amis, Pat Conroy, Joyce Carol Oates, and Maxine Hong Kingston are joined by an editor, an agent, and a publisher to discuss the potential downside of the writing life - rejection letters, second - novel syndrome and really bad reviews and they share knowledge they have accumulated in the school of hard knocks and then give insider tips on coping while encouraging viewers to press on to success."
  • "Rejection letters: they are a cold, hard reality of the writer's life. Writing Lessons shares the pain with Ontario authors, Warren Dunford, John Stiles and Nancy Graham who have been at the receiving end of the dreaded "don't call us, we'll call you" reactions from publishers. 2nd novel syndrome: Tina discusses the hardships of writers' sophomore literary efforts with novelists Russell Smith and Nalo Hopkinson. Vicious book reviews: British author Martin Amis' latest book Yellow Dog was eviscerated by a particularly mean reviewer in Britain. Amis responds to his critics. Writers and depression: Virginia Woolf, Margaret Laurence, Pat Conroy. Many of the world's most prolific writers have suffered from crippling depression. What is the link between depression and the creative mind? Is there any truth to the stereotype of the tortured artist? Writing Lessons investigates."@en

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  • "Educational films."@en
  • "Television programs."@en
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  • "Challenges of the writing life"
  • "Challenges of the writing life"@en