“I own every writing book ever written, and Linda Sivertsen has done the near-impossible: given writing itself a personality... Her stories are cinematic, hilarious, heartfelt, and pitch-perfect—with energy and punch, so often lacking in non-fiction.” — Terry McMillan. From the host of the Beautiful Writers podcast comes a heartwarming, how-I-made-tale from a working writer you’ve never heard of, and inspiration and advice from the legends you love. This book gives aspiring writers and seasoned literary veterans a look into the lives of iconic authors and answers the burning question “How did they do it?!” As a young writer in Los Angeles, Linda Sivertsen was hungry to be more like her literary idols...
Publisher: BenBella Books (August 23, 2022) Pages: 304 pages ISBN-10: 1637741030 ISBN-13: 978-1637741030 ASIN: B09MHKGCDK
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Linda Sivertsen, author, ghostwriter, and coauthor of eleven books (including two NYT bestsellers), is the host of the top-rated Beautiful Writers Podcast and mentor to thousands of writers online and in-person. She pushed through all manner of rejection to realize her dream to write bestselling books AND help save trees and fragile ecosystems. (Linda’s a Forest Stewardship Ambassador, and this book is printed on FSC paper, with a percentage of sales going to their nonprofit.) With the added fun of broke-ness, death, and divorce, readers will find Linda uniquely qualified to support them through any blocks. Linda and her work have been featured widely in the media, including Forbes.com, The New York Times, Inc., Extra, TeenVogue, CNN, HuffPost, Glamour, Los Angeles Times, CARMEL magazine, and on the TEDWomen stage. She loves micro-blogging about all things writing (and dogs and horses!) on social media and blogs regularly at BookMama.com from her ranch office in Scottsdale, Arizona.