All the Tools You Will Ever Need To Become a Writer

Smaller than a breadbox, cheaper than fancy stuff

I love gadgets and gear, so it was a crushing disappointment to realize that my chosen profession of writing was pretty light on material needs. I imagined it would be fun to get equipment and to talk about it with other writers. I abandoned that fantasy when I traveled with a friend who is a photographer, and every time we left our hotel room she needed to stop and dig through her huge, thousand-pound camera bag to make sure she had the right lenses and the…

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Susan Orlean

Susan Orlean

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Staff writer, The New Yorker. Author of The Library Book, The Orchid Thief, and more…Head of my very own Literati.com book club (join me!)