By jove, I think I might have done it! Embedded a video! Huzzah!
This is Jim Levine, principal at the Levine Greenberg Literary Agency, talking at the Strand book store in New York, about what he’s looking for in a memoir. Those of you exclusively in the third category — the “exceptional writing” group — have the hardest sell, in my opinion, and the most work to do, because in that case, you are selling art, not ideas or experience. It can be done though — just look at Mary Karr.Vodpod videos no longer available.
Video care of GalleyCat, at Media Bistro.