10 Great Books on Writing
a book list by Heather Summerhayes Cariou, author of Sixtyfive Roses: A Sister's Memoir
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I spent almost 20 years studying writing through the International Women's Writing Guild and many workshops. Among my personal mentors have been D.M. Thomas (The White Hotel), Ted Conover (New Jack: Guarding Sing Sing), Sallie Bingham (Passion and Prejudice: A Family Memoir) and June Gould (The Writer in All of Us: Writing From Our Childhood Memories.) As a result, my own book, author of Sixtyfive Roses: A Sister's Memoir, was published successfully. These are some of the best books that helped me learn my craft.
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About Heather Summerhayes Cariou
As a child, Heather Summerhayes Cariou dreamed of becoming both a writer and a ballerina. When she learned the fates of the Bronte sisters, Emily Dickinson and Sylvia Plath, she chose ballet over writing, and ultimately became an actress. As the daughter of the founders of the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Ms. Cariou has been involved in fund-raising and promotion for over forty years. She is notorious for her ability to prescribe the right self-help book to anyone she’s known for more than ten minutes, and is the author of Sixtyfive Roses: A Sister's Memoir.
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