Monday, April 19, 2010

Do tears of the heart stain the pages of your writing?

“The tears fall, they're so easy to wipe off onto my sleeve, but how do I erase the stain from my heart?”—Unknown

What is the greatest struggle you’ve encountered writing nonfiction?
In a three-minute video, author/educator Thomas Farber shares the greatest struggles nonfiction writers face.

Farber has edited fiction and nonfiction for authors including Bob Woodward, Scott Armstrong, Chris McKinney, Judith Orloff, Wilbur Crane Eveland, and John Krich. 

Farber's credits include: Awarded Guggenheim and, three times, National Endowment fellowships for fiction and creative nonfiction, Thomas Farber has been a Fulbright Scholar, recipient of the Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize, and Rockefeller Foundation scholar at Bellagio. His recent books include Brief Nudity, The Beholder, and Hesitation Marks. Former Visiting Distinguished Writer at the University of Hawai'i, he teaches at the University of California, Berkeley, and is Publisher/Editor in Chief of El Leùn Literary Arts.

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