Amy Ellis Nutt on writing SHADOWS BRIGHT AS GLASS

Posted Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 16:12 by Lauren in Writer's Resources

 

 Nieman Reports

Brief Story, Book Proposal, a Longer Feature, Then a Book

‘… it would be a while before people would say, “Hey, this is a book.” ’

By Amy Ellis Nutt

"There is nothing normal about my journalism career—I landed my first newspaper job at 42—or my book-writing career. In a former long-ago life as a sports reporter, I coauthored a golf book/memoir for a woman on the professional tour and it hit the remainder bin faster than a two-foot gimme hits the bottom of the cup. So after a 13-year hiatus and a move from Sports Illustrated to The Star-Ledger of Newark, New Jersey—you get the upside-down idea, right?—I had some trepidation about embarking on a second book. ..."

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