Writing Is My Drink

Whether you’re aiming for a New York Times bestseller or a short personal essay to share with family and friends, a popular blogger and memoirist shows you the way in this witty writing guide and disarmingly candid account of discovering ...

Author: Theo Pauline Nestor

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781451665109

Category: Reference

Page: 272

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Whether you’re aiming for a New York Times bestseller or a short personal essay to share with family and friends, a popular blogger and memoirist shows you the way in this witty writing guide and disarmingly candid account of discovering her own voice. Whether you’re aiming for a New York Times bestseller or a short personal essay to share with family and friends, a popular blogger and memoirist shows you the way in this witty writing guide and disarmingly candid account of discovering her own voice. “Theo Nestor is a writer who, I am positive, will be heard from,” wrote Pulitzer Prize–winning author Frank McCourt, and hear from her we do in this enthralling memoir that doubles as a witty and richly told writing guide. Yet the real promise in Writing Is My Drink lies in Nestor’s uncanny ability as a storyteller and teacher to make sure we’ll also hear from you, the reader. Brimming with stories from her own writing life, and paired with practical “Try This” sections designed to challenge and inspire, this disarmingly candid account of a writer’s search for her voice delivers charming, wise, and often hilarious guidance that will motivate writers at every stage of their careers.

Those Drinking Days

A novelist contemplates how alcoholism has affected the lives and work of other writers, as well as himself

Author: Donald Newlove

Publisher: Western Book Dist

ISBN: UOM:39015004250778

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

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A novelist contemplates how alcoholism has affected the lives and work of other writers, as well as himself

and the Rain My Drink

ne obviously questioning , extracting from the unsuspecting suspect everything
she could tell . When it was over , she would come back to write her report . She
could not write it downstairs because Miss Lee was there , and the cook and his ...

Author: Suyin Han

Publisher: Harvill Press

ISBN: STANFORD:36105002226889

Category: English fiction

Page: 319

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The story of the Malayan Emergency, a shadowy guerilla war fought between the British and the Communists in the cities, the plantations and the jungles of Malaya.

The Church and the Drink System

... upon others the responsibility of refusing to adopt that remedy , and of
declaring that total abstinence is not the remedy for the evils now caused by
drinking . When writing the amendment , I did not ask myself , “ What will the
Assembly pass ?

Author: Alexander Hal Hill MacMurtry

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B2842226

Category: Temperance and religion

Page: 20

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Literature and the Writing Process

Give me my crutch. [BlG Daddy throws the crutch out of reach] Give me that crutch
, Big Daddy. Big Daddy. Why do you drink? Brick. Don't know, give me my crutch!
Big Daddy. You better think why you drink or give up drinking! Brick. Will you ...

Author: Elizabeth McMahan

Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company

ISBN: 0023797053

Category: College readers

Page: 1089

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Take Charge of Your Writing

When I drink water , Fitzgerald said , I drink water . When I drink whiskey , I drink
whiskey . ” My wife laughed . The blind man brought his hand up under his beard
. He lifted his beard slowly and let it drop . I did the drinks , three big glasses of ...

Author: David Daniel

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division

ISBN: 0618011811

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 348

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Offering a unique focus on self-assessment, this essay-level text with readings enables students to become self-aware, confident, and mature writers. Each chapter includes essays, short stories, and poetry accompanied by opening and closing self-assessments, instructional material, individual and collaborative activities, plus discussion and writing activities. A portfolio self-assessment assignment serves as a capstone project.

The Temperance Mirror

How thankful I am that the Christmas holidays —the condition Mr. Severne was in
, the drinkseller are almost here . ... room of a temperance hotel in the one , apart
from my natural inclination , ” the traveller north , and was engaged in writing .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCD:31175029268631

Category: Temperance

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Risky Writing

Despite these family alcoholics , I can ' t understand why I drink as much as do .
My brother has never touched alcohol in his life and I don ' t think he ever will .
Maybe he is stronger than I am , or maybe he is smarter . I know my drinking
upsets ...

Author: Jeffrey Berman

Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press

ISBN: 1558493387

Category: Education

Page: 303

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The final volume in a trilogy of works that examine the impact of writing and reading about traumatic subjects. Jeffrey Berman describes ways in which teachers can encourage college students to write safely on a wide range of subjects deemed too personal or dangerous for the classroom.

The Best American Sports Writing of the Century

I shook my head and said nothing ; just stared at him for a moment , trying to look
grim . “ There ' s going to be trouble , ” I said . “ My assignment is to take pictures
of the riot . ” " What riot ? ” I hesitated , twirling the ice in my drink . “ At the track .

Author: David Halberstam

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015047475663

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 776

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Spotlights some of the century's great moments in sports, in works by Red Smith, Damon Runyon, Frank Deford, John Updike, Hunter S. Thompson, Bob Considine, and A. J. Liebling

2 Writing for Your Life

I was a writer . I began to keep a journal in which I tried to analyze the problem ,
which was the equivalent of standing up in ... A large part of The Drinking Life
deals with facing up to the triangle of love , conflict and alcohol that marked their
 ...

Author: Sybil Steinberg

Publisher:

ISBN: 0916366871

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 316

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An idea so terrific one wonders why no one ever thought of it before. --Library Journal

The Best College Writing

But I am a lonely young man , a prospective student of the Bible and all that that
entails . She wavers . Questions me about my drinking . I am forced to mention St
. Francis before his fall or rise . I , too , wish to fall or rise . A lovely smile which I ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015046805159

Category: College stories

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Witness to the Fire

favorite authors — Carson McCullers , Dylan Thomas , Thomas Wolfe , Eugene O
' Neill , William Faulkner , F . Scott Fitzgerald , Ernest Hemingway , Theodore
Roethke — all were drinking writers . In the dream I was only doing what I always
 ...

Author: Linda Schierse Leonard

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: UOM:49015002807551

Category: Self-Help

Page: 390

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Drawing on the lives of famous writers and her own bout with alcoholism, a psychoanalyst examines the similarity of experiences shared by addict and artist and offers advice on trading addiction for creativity and joy

World s Best Cocktails

World's Best Cocktails is an exciting global journey, providing the secrets to successful cocktail making, their history and provenance, and where to seek out the world’s best bars and bartenders, from London to Long Island and beyond.

Author: Tom Sandham

Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)

ISBN: 9781592335275

Category: Cooking

Page: 304

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World's Best Cocktails is an exciting global journey, providing the secrets to successful cocktail making, their history and provenance, and where to seek out the world’s best bars and bartenders, from London to Long Island and beyond. Cocktail and liquor connoisseur Tom Sandham provides a comprehensive appraisal of global cocktail culture, highlighting the trends and techniques that make the finest drinks popular in their native climes and across the world. Cocktail lovers will appreciate personal tips from key bartenders such as Jim Meehan and Dale de Groff in New York and Tony Conigliaro and Salvatore Calabrese in London, while cutting-edge recent award winners point to the future with their new daring flavor combinations. At last, discerning drinkers can learn more about what to drink and where, then bring back their coolest cocktail experiences to enjoy at home.

The Critic

The essays on Charities , the Drink shovel . But the abuse of a ... The “ test ”
would in this case be applied with a result differing from that of the writer of the
article alluded the same writer , are issuing from the press of Roberts Bros. to .
Perhaps ...

Author: Jeannette Leonard Gilder

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015016441449

Category:

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Writing the Circle

I was terrified , because he was beating me up all the time and drinking was all
he cared about , it seemed . But , I still stayed with him , because I did not know
where my family lived yet . When I turned eighteen , my mom and new stepfather
 ...

Author: Jeanne Martha Perreault

Publisher: Newest Press

ISBN: IND:30000037414103

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 293

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Stories, poetry, essays, and biographical pieces from western and northwestern Canadian Native women make available seldom-heard voices of strength, resolution, anger, sorrow, wit, laughter, and tenderness.

Writing from Start to Finish

I went downtown yesterday , and I bought a hat and a smock , and a big orange
drink , and I jaywalked and was run over by a truck and spilled my orange drink ,
so an ambulance came and picked me up and in the excitement of the moment I
 ...

Author: Jeffrey L. Duncan

Publisher: Harcourt

ISBN: 0155982605

Category: College readers.

Page: 474

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The World

On My Mind This new column is devoted to the personal reflections of
distinguished UU writers on subjects ranging from the mundane to the sublime . It
seemed fitting that I was asked to take part in a conference on " Alcohol and
Literature ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: IND:39000004553934

Category: Unitarianism

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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain Ireland

Since writing the paper to which this is an appendix , Professor Rhys Davids has
most kindly called my attention to Dr. ... of the thirty - three gods , divides them
into two groups of thirty - three each , there being thirty - three gods who drink ...

Author: Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924065846267

Category: Asia

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Who s Watching Your Drink

So , after carefully sorting and filing my reunion notes , I opened the folder of
Don's letters on my desk . Taking the first of the stack , I read : off the top and get
your get your license Sharon , I don't know if I want to write to you or not , but , I ...

Author: Sharon K. Jackson

Publisher: Norton Pub

ISBN: PSU:000056686494

Category: Self-Help

Page: 223

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This riveting account of drug rape and survival is amazing story of triumph over tragedy, and the first of it's kind to address the issue of GHB-induced rape. Twenty years after the event took place, the author's memory of being drugged and raped repeatedly finally surfaced--here is her journey of memory retrieval, pain, humiliation, self-education, forgiveness, and ultimately triumph and survival.