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  • Published: 15 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781580084802
  • Imprint: Ten Speed Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • RRP: $26.99
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Naked, Drunk, And Writing


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Shed Your Inhibitions and Craft a Compelling Memoir or Personal Essay

The award-winning author of an autobiographical newspaper column, Adair Lara has written more than ten books, including the memoir Hold Me Close, Let Me Go. Packed with insight and humor, Naked, Drunk, and Writing is the culmination of her extensive experience as a writer, editor, and teacher. She coaches readers through all of the stages of memoir writing using interactive exercises, illuminating examples, and anecdotes. Writers learn how to take small, manageable steps to break out of their shells and transform themselves into skilled storytellers.

  • Pub date: 15 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781580084802
  • Imprint: Ten Speed Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • RRP: $26.99

About the Author

Adair Lara

Adair Lara is an award-winning newspaper columnist whose column appears twice weekly in the San Francisco Chronicle. She is the author of five books, including Welcome to Earth, Mom; Slowing Down in a Speeded-Up World;and her latest, The Best of Adair Lara. Her articles and essays have appeared in Redbook, Ladies? Home Journal, Parenting, Good Housekeeping, Reader?s Digest and other national publications. She lives in San Francisco; her daughter Morgan has just graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz.


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