Willa Cather

Becoming a writer:
How Scott O’Dell Changed My Life.

December 16, 2010

Scott O’Dell was my friend and mentor. That’s a tall statement considering that I met him only once. But that day changed my life. I was a young staffer at The New York Times, harboring a secret ambition: to write novels. But how? Writing a novel seemed far out of my depth. However, writing a […]

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