the writing life (cont.)

09/01/17 08:38

Telling a food writer friend about the book I’ve been working on for the last year, I explained that it’s not an “agony memoir.” She had never heard the phrase, but she knew the phenomenon. She said that, even in her field, publishers favor “chefs who have a drug addict past or, even better, a prison record.”

By Thomas Swick • Category: writing

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