Monday, May 01, 2006

Up close, personal ...

... and a bad idea. Sarah Weinman on Why it's not always wise for writers to get overly personal in print.

4 comments:

  1. I'm being a bit vague here, sorry, but I read something on GalleyCat recently about your friend Peter Handke, I am sure of it. It was not complimentary but I forget the details.

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  2. Yow. Talk about a low blow.

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  3. Ah, Peter Handke of happy memory, whose "Left-Handed Woman" I said was the longest 89-page novel I had ever read.

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  4. Soem people never learn.

    I've seen authors do the same type of thing on their personal blogs.

    Once you hit publish, it might as well be in a book, 'cause the whole world has a hold of it!

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