After we got past the really embarrassing 'I would rather slit my wrists than write fiction' and one count of pens, pencils and the like being called 'stationary', actually a very comprehensive guide to being a writer.
(I wonder if she would be as forgiving of my own work? Hee hee!)
It does manage to escape that weird trend of people in the know writing books for potential writers in this really lame, arrogant sarcastic tone- funny to see her improve as a writer while reading such a book.
Equal parts inspiring, sobering and informative.