Bird by Bird Topics for Discussion

Anne Lamott
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Who were the significant people in Anne's life, what were her experiences with each and how did they shape her writing theory?

Truth in writing. What is it and how does one know it is true?

Anne titles this book based on a small experience with her brother and father. What is the experience and why did she choose to title the book from it?

What role can humor play in helping the reader and the writer? How does Anne use humor? Is it appropriate under the circumstances?

What is the real payoff for writing?

Are there any aspects of writing Anne missed?

Can anyone write? What makes a writer worth reading?

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