A Broom of One's Own: Words on Writing, Housecleaning, and Life (P.S.)

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For the twice-published novelist, reading an article about herself in the National Enquirer under the headline "Here's One for the Books: Cleaning Lady Is an Acclaimed Author" was more than a shock. It was an inspiration.

In A Broom of One's Own, Nancy Peacock, whose first novel was selected by the New York Times as a Notable Book of the Year, explores with warmth, wit, and candor what it means to be a writer. An encouragement to all hard-working artists, no matter how they make a living, Peacock's book provides valuable insights and advice on motivation, craft, and criticism while offering hilarious anecdotes about the houses she cleans."

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Nancy Peacock is the author of two novels, Life Without Water and Home Across the Road. She has worked as a housecleaner, bartender, carpenter, locksmith, costumer, baker, waitress, assistant drum maker, and newspaper deliverer. Now a writing teacher, she lives with her husband in Chatham County, North Carolina.

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