The Promise of Failure

One Writer's Perspective on Not Succeeding

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University Of Iowa Press
Nonfiction (Adult)
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The Promise of Failure is part memoir of the writing life, part advice book, and part craft book; sometimes funny, sometimes wrenching, but always honest. McNally uses his own life as a blueprint for...

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The Promise of Failure is a book I’ll be giving to my writing students. Rejection has always been part of every writer’s life, but the writer’s market is now more adversarial than ever before, and...

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