Scout Dialogue: Writers Collection

13 Ways of Looking at the Novel with Jane Smiley

Special | 28m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

Faced with a feeling of hopelessness after 9/11, Pulitzer-Prize-winning author Jane Smiley decided to take a new direction with her writing. The result is a new book, “Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel.” This week, Dialogue host Joan Cartan-Hansen joins Jane Smiley for a discussion about inspired writing, bad plots and what makes a good novel.

Aired: 11/24/05

Rating: TV-G

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Scout Dialogue: Writers Collection is a local public television program presented by IdahoPTV.

Major Funding Provided by the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation