Preggers Proust

“Who does Ariel Gore think she is? A preggers Proust?”
–Anonymous Post-it Note bandit quoted on

“Gore’s guide is laugh-out loud funny and full of practical tips on how to push yourself.”
–Ghost Word

How to Become a Famous Writer Before You’re Dead is out now! Booklist says it’s “one of the snappiest, most useful books a writer for hire is likely to read.”

Includes interviews with Julia Alvarez, Ursula Le Guin, Margaret Cho, Dave Eggers, Michelle Tea, and many others.

Ayun Halliday emailed to say: “I think it’s fantastic, for aspiring and established writers alike!”

Susie Bright says: “Your book is WONDERFUL–encouraging and funny and right on.”

Erika Lopez says: “This book is kick ass! The next best thing to sitting down with some of these folks over beers and talking shop. I love it!”

And Susan Ito blogged about the book here.