The title of Anne Lamott’s popular writing guide refers to a childhood story about her brother, who was overwhelmed by an upcoming school report on birds. Their father advised him, "Just take it bird by bird." A panel of writers and writing instructors join Diane for June’s Readers’ Review discussion.

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  • Eleanor Clift contributing editor for "Newsweek."
  • Alan Cheuse fiction writer, journalist, and commentator for NPR's All Things Considered
  • Lisa Page freelance writer who teaches creative writing at George Washington University.

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