Fran Lebowitz on Improvising


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Fran Lebowitz found fame as a writer in the 1970’s, when she started out writing movie reviews and magazine columns. She went on to publish two essay collections containing her observations of New York City and the people around her — cementing her as a definitive voice of a generation.

In this episode, Fran talks about:

  • Finding her writing process
  • Networking without the internet
  • Improvising when she got writer’s block
  • Refusing to follow the crowd

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