A Broom of One's Own: Essays on Housecleaning and the Writing (Google eBook)
For the twice-published novelist, reading an article about herself in the National Enquirer—under the headline "Here's One for the Books: Cleaning Lady Is an Acclaimed Author"—was more than a shock. It was an inspiration.
In A Broom of One's Own, Nancy Peacock, whose first novel was selected by the New York Times as a Notable Book of the Year, explores with warmth, wit, and candor what it means to be a writer. An encouragement to all hard-working artists, no matter how they make a living, Peacock's book provides valuable insights and advice on motivation, craft, and criticism while offering hilarious anecdotes about the houses she cleans.
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Review: A Broom of One's Own: Words on Writing, Housecleaning, and LifeUser Review - Beth Browne - Goodreads
From its clever title to the pithy writing tips at the end, this book is simply wonderful. Nancy Peacock tells her story with unflinching honesty in tight vibrant prose. It's a sobering story, but ... Read full review
Review: A Broom of One's Own: Words on Writing, Housecleaning, and LifeUser Review - Jasmyne - Goodreads
I loved this book. So many people after seeing the goldmines book series have become when they're picked up by Hollywood decide that writing is where it's at. It's the way to pick up a lottery ticket ... Read full review
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