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.


  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.

  2. Anonymous1:13 PM

    Yow. Talk about a low blow.

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

  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!