Consider This is a collection of essays by author Chuck Palahniuk, chronicling his writing life and the moments that changed everything afterwards. From gaining his first publishing deal to dealing with near-fatal injuries while on book tour, Palahniuk shares the pivotal events in his career as a writer. Alongside these personal recollections are insights into how he crafts his novels, making this an invaluable read for any fan of Palahniuki or aspiring fiction writers.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who wants to know more about Chuck Palahniuk, or writing in general. It provides a detailed look into the life of a successful author and the moments that shaped him both professionally and personally. Aspiring fiction writers can learn from Palahniuk’s experiences, while fans of his work will appreciate getting a behind-the-scenes glimpse into how he creates his novels.
- The essays are insightful and offer a unique perspective into the mind of Chuck Palahniuk.
- The book provides great advice for aspiring writers.
- It is an enjoyable read for fans of Palahniuk or literature in general
- It may be difficult to get into for those who are not familiar with Palahniuk’s work.
- It is a bit dry in parts.
- Some readers might find the essays too self-indulgent
Learn more about the author
Chuck Palahniuk is the author of thirteen novels, including Fight Club, which was made into a film by David Fincher. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
“This book is essential for any Palahniuk fan. It’s a compilation of essays and short pieces he wrote that offer a unique insight into his writing process, as well as the pivotal moments in his career. If you’re curious about how this brilliant mind works, or just want to know more about one of America’s most infamous authors, then look no further.”
“This is a great book for anyone who wants to be a writer or just learn more about Chuck Palahniuk. It covers everything from his early work to injuries he’s suffered while doing publicity tours. He also goes into detail on how he comes up with his ideas and constructs his novels.”
“This is an insightful, honest and brave book. If you’re at all interested in writing or how any artist creates their work, Palahniuk provides a rare view into his process.”
“Insightful and entertaining essays on the writing life. If you’re a writer, or even if you’re just curious about what goes into making a book, Palahniuk’s Consider This is well worth your time.”