The Writer's Home Companion
Table of Contents
- Ursula Le Guin, "Where Do You Get Your Ideas From?"
- Donald Murray, "So You Want to Be a Writer?"
- Anne Tyler, "Still Just Writing"
- Peter Elbow, "Freewriting"
- Patricia Cumming, "Getting Started:Writing Suggestions"
- Lawrence Weinstein, "Model Train of Thought #1"
- Natalie Goldberg, "Write Anyplace"
- B. F. Skinner, "How to Discover What You Have to Say: A Talk to
- Houghton Library manuscript pages: John Keats, "To Autumn",
Bernard Shaw, Mrs.Warren's Profession
Henry James, The Portrait of A Lady
- Ernest Hemingway, from an interview in The Paris Review
- Brett Millier, "Elusive Mastery:The Drafts of Elizabeth
Bishop's 'One Art'"
- Peter Elbow, "Options for Getting Feedback"
- Ruth Whitman, On Becoming A Poet, Chapter 1
- Alicia Ostriker, "A Wild Surmise:Motherhood and Poetry"
- Stanley Kunitz, "The Wisdom of the Body"
- Rita Dove, "To Make A Prairie"
- Joan Bolker, "Teaching Griselda to Write"
- Gail Godwin, "The Watcher at the Gates"
- Anne Eisenberg, "E-mail and the New Epistolary Age"
- Joan Bolker, "A Room of One's Own Is Not Enough"
- Helen Benedict, "A Writer's First Readers"
- Linda Weltner, "The Perils and Payoffs of Persistence"
- Nancy Mairs, "The Writer's Thin Skin and Faint Heart"
- Natalie Goldberg, "Writing As Practice"
- Gloria Naylor, "The Love of Books"
- William G.Perry, Jr., "Examsmanship and the Liberal Arts"
- Joan Bolker, "Not Just Writing, Really Writing"