Lawyer as Writer

Lawyers & Their Writing

James Boyd White, "The Lawyer as Writer," in The Legal Imagination: Studies in the Nature of Legal Thought and Expression 3-80 (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1973)


David Ray Papke, The Writer on Wall Street: An Interview with Louis Auchincloss, 5 American Legal Studies Forum 5 (1981) [online text]

Rosenberg, Scott. A Double Life in Perfect Balance (Louis Auchincloss), 5 Amer. Lawyer 42 (February, 1983)

On Writing

Hal Zina Bennett,Write From the Heart: Unleashing the Power of Your Creativity (Hay House, 1995)

Peter Elbow, Writing With Power: Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process (New York: Oxford University Press, 2nd ed. 1998) (1981)

_________. Writing Without Teachers (New York: Oxford University Press, 2nd ed. 1998) (1973)

_________ (ed.), Landmark Essays on Voice and Writing (Hermagoras/Erlbaum. 1994)

Bonnie Friedman, Writing Past Dark : Envy, Fear, Distraction, and Other Dilemmas in the Writer's Life (New York : HarperCollins, 1993)

Natalie Goldberg, Wild Mind: Living the Writer's Life (New York: Bantam, 1990)

_____________. Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within (Boston: Shambhala, 1986)

Henriette Anne Klauser, Writing on Both Sides of the Brain (New York: Harper and Row, 1987)

William Sloane, The Craft of Writing (New York: W.W. Norton, 1983)

Brenda Ueland, If You Want to Write: A Book about Art Independence and Spirit (St. Paul, Minnesota: Graywolf Press, 2nd ed.,1987)

William Zinsser, Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987)

Women Writing

Carolyn G. Heilbrun, Writing a Woman's Life (New York: W.W. Norton, 1988)

Mary Jacobus (ed.), Women Writing and Writing about Women (New York: Barnes and Noble, 1979)

Leslea Newman, Writing From the Inside Out: Inspiration and Exercises for Women Who Want To Write (Crossing Press, 1993)

Sondra Zeidenstein, A Wider Giving: Women Writing After a Long Silence (Goshen, Connecticut: Chicory Blue Press, 1988)


Stephen B. Oates (ed.), Biography as High Adventure: Life-Writers Speak on Their Art (Amherst, Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Press, 1986)

Marc Pachter, (ed.), Telling Lives: The Biographer's Art (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1981)



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