It’s wrong to make fun of Wally Lamb because he is doing truly important and wonderful work with female prisoners.  So I’m not going to do it, though it’s criminally easy and very tempting.

Are you interested in healing yourself with the power of the written word? Don’t worry, Wally says you “need not go to prison to access the therapeutic value of autobiographical writing.”  You only need to go if you want to do it with him.  It’s a decent option in these tough times. He sounds like a good writing teacher, and it’s cheaper than getting an MFA.