BlogHer Talks to Jeffrey Zaslow

Editor's Note: We sincerely regret the passing of Jeffrey Zaslow on February 10, 2012. We enjoyed his work and his commentary. Our deepest sympathies go out to Jeffrey's family and friends. -Rita BlogHer recently caught up with Jeffrey Zaslow, the author of BlogHer Book Club pick The Magic Room. ...more
I really enjoyed this book and the perspective it provided. I applaud Mr. Zaslow for being able ...more

On Setting & Structure in Narrative Nonfiction

How do you structure a nonfiction narrative? Where do you set it? Until you can answer these two questions, you really can’t start writing your book. ...more
This is helpful. I have a couple of non-fiction memoir type books in my head I'd love to write. more

Feeling the Love in The Magic Room

In Jeffrey Zaslow's The Magic Room: A Story About the Love We Wish for Our Daughters he takes inside that most magical place -- the bridal boutique. He uses the backdrop and history of Becker's Bridal, a bridal store in Fowler, Michigan that has been owned and run by the same family for three generations, to examine how that room and the pedestal on which a bride chooses her dress says so much about our daughters and the love that we want for them. ...more
Great review. I've wondered about buying that book. Will now!  Thanks.more

(EXCERPT) The Magic Room

If you haven't had a change to pick up BlogHer Book Club's pick The Magic Room, here's an excerpt to get you started. ...more