Crude Justice is the detailed story of Smith's clients and breakthrough legal victories on their behalf. It is a cautionary tale of what has happened in the United States as the system of government has frequently failed to protect the interests of its citizens.
Ghostwriting is the craft of translating people's spoken stories onto the page. Ghostwriters either share credit with the person the story is about; or disappear and gracefully let him/her take full credit.
I've searched my soul for personal thoughts about the attacks in France and have still to figure out how I feel. I know I'm sad, I find the events tragic and discouraging, but beyond that, I don't know.
I once asked my father what he felt was the secret to good writing. I was about 16 and was struggling to complete a school English paper when I turned to my father for advice, he being the famous writer of the family.
Her eloquently penned literary debut, the autobiographical, And All The Queen's Men, is one woman's uncensored coming of age as she navigates the romantic and sexual relationships with the men in her life -- speaking with humor and courage to women of all ages.
Because of the book, Elizabeth Smart is coming into another season of notoriety. Before, it was as a 14-year-old victim. This time, it's as a 25-year-old, who is both victim and victor -- one who defeats an enemy or opponent.
A great conversationalist, she tears up talking about the guilt she felt about her father's passing, then bursts into singing Aretha Franklin's "Respect" as we share a nookie cookie, and then turns serious - reflecting on her life's purpose.